In Memory of



Obituary for Jim Bannister

Bannister, James Clayton

May 30, 1944 – Nov 21, 2023

Jim passed away peacefully at Quinte Health Care Belleville at the age of 79 after a courageous 2 year battle with cancer.  Loving partner and soulmate of Pat Higgins (nee Hicks) for 40 years.  Predeceased by his parents Albert and Jenny (nee Mills), brother William (Shirley), and daughter Tracy Clinton (Bannister).  Survived by his son Jerry Bannister (Lily) of British Columbia, much loved step daughters Tracy Robertson (James), Lisa LaBarge (Gerry) and Sherry Wightman.  Loved by 11 grandchildren and 4 great children.  Also survived by brother in laws Allan Hicks and Bill Post.  Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family.  Thank you to Dr. Coady for his amazing care of Jim during the last month, Doctors and nurses in oncology, and the caring nurses in the stroke rehabilitation centre.  Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday December 9th, 2023 from 2-4pm at Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira St W.   In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to a charity of your choice.