Stuart Banks passed away at Hopsice North Hastings in Bancroft, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 at the age of 78 following a very lengthy and taxing illness. Stuart Banks, loving husband and best friend of Robin Miller, loving father of Paul of Nobleton, Suzanne (& Merv) Densmore of Bancroft and Danny (& Sandra) of Sunderland, cherished grandfather o f Sara, Samantha, Aaron and Jake and great grandfather of Nathan and Callie. Stuart will be deeply missed by his siblings in England, Richard, Andrew and Stephanie. Most of his career, was spent driving something, from locomotives to school buses and he cherished every minute. Stuart's legacy of constructing model trains, motorcycles and anything thereto connected and painting will live on by all who knew him.