Francis “Frank” Joseph Banas, 70, of Bonneau, died Sept. 28, 2018.
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War era and later earned a master of divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Bonneau and Edgewood Baptist in Walterboro, and later returned to Bonneau as associate pastor. He also served on the Ministers Advisory Council at Charleston Southern University.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Carlton Banas, two daughters and four grandchildren.