Duane Bannister

Iva – Hazen Duane Bannister, Sr, 88, of Iva died Saturday, March 18, 2023 at his home.


Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Robert Newton and Nona Lee Lollis Bannister. He was a member of Keowee Baptist Church and was retired from his work as a greeter for the S.C. Parks Association. He was a graduate of Belton High School.

Surviving are a son, Hazen Duane Bannister, Jr.(Karon) of Honea Path, a daughter, Roxanne B. Cook of Anderson, three grandchildren, Shane Copeland, Falon Copeland, and Lindsey Shockley, six great-grandchildren, Lily Kate Shockley, Beau Shockley, Michael Griffen Copeland, Zemarion Cormack, Brayden Grey, and Carter Copeland, and a great-great-granddaughter, Selah Copeland.

He was predeceased by his daughter Teresa Lynn Bannister.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Keowee Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM at Keowee Baptist Church prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com

Service Details

  • Date: Monday, March 20, 2023
  • Time: 2 P.M.
  • Place: Keowee Baptist Church, Honea Path
  • Cemetery: Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: 1-2 P.M. Monday at the church prior to the service
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