Retired Deputy Chief Fred Bankston, A member of the HPROA, , 80, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013. He joined Police Academy Class #11 on April 19, 1954. He was promoted to Deputy Chief on July 6, 1974, and retired on October 20, 1982. Chief Bankston is survived by his wife of 59 years, Pauline Bankston.
The body is entrusted with Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079, telephone number (281) 497-2210.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home’s Main Chapel on Monday, May 20, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Funeral services will follow the visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Burial will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery.