Howard Banner, 81, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016.

The son of Mose and Dinah Banner, both of blessed memory, Howard was born and raised in Conway, S.C., where his family owned a department store. He attended The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and served in the U.S. Army. After military service, he moved to Charlotte, N.C., where he met and married his loving and devoted wife, Joyce Ashkenazie.

In addition to his wife, survivors include children David (Nancy Camishion), Stewart and Susan (Neal Estroff); grandchildren Skye and Adam Estroff and Alexandria and Nicholas Banner; and his sister, Teresa (Bernard Solomon), and her children and extended families.

Sign the online guestbook at www.eddressler.com. Charitable donations may be made to Temple Beth Tikvah, 9955 Coleman Road, Roswell, GA 30075. A graveside service was held Sunday, April 17, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Alexandria Shuval-Weiner officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.