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Robert J. Banet Jr.

Robert J. Banet Jr. Robert J. Banet Jr.

Robert John Banet Jr., 71, Lanesville, Ind., died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.

He was born May 21, 1949, in New Albany, Ind., to Robert Sr. and Juanita Rochner Banet.

He retired from CSX Railroad and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Jesse Hamilton; brother-in-law, Mike McDaniel; niece, Jessica Bailey; and nephew, Joe Hamilton.

He is survived by his wife, Tere Hamilton Banet of Lanesville; daughter, Bethany Banet (Nathaniel Adams); grandchildren, Persephone and Ulysses Adams; sisters, Vickie Meredith (Doug), Debby McDaniel and Sheree Banet (Paul Bledsoe), all of Lanesville; mother-in-law, Jean Hamilton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Debbie Bailey (Jack) of Floyds Knobs, Ind., Bill Hamilton (Heidi) of Greenville, Ind., Angie Smith (Ron) of Hebron, Ky., Barb Delong (John) of Walla Walla, Wash., Jeff Hamilton (Donna) of Independence, Ky., David Hamilton (Holly) of Burlington, Ky., and Laura Leonhard (Jason) of Villa Hills, Ky.; and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a graveside service on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Lanesville.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, Ind. Interment will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Lanesville.

Due to COVID-19, we are limited to under 60 people inside the funeral home at one time and masks are required as well as practicing social distancing. We are not allowed to have food to share during this time.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers and other memorials, please honor Bob and the family by giving a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.