Ronald Bankey, 34, of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He was born on January 8, 1985 in Rockford to Gregg and Tina (Childress) Bankey. Ron attended Madison Media and enjoyed working at several local television stations throughout the years. Most recently, he worked at Rockford Tool Craft, where he made many friends. He had a passion for creating and filming music videos, as well as writing skits and hiking. He was a huge Primus fan and attended many other shows and concerts. Ron was a fun loving prankster who will be missed by many.
Survivors include his parents, Gregg and Tina Bankey; dogs, Molly and Gonzo; cat, Smudges. Predeceased by his dogs, Chopper and Coco.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Mulford Chapel. 4311 N. Mulford Rd., Loves Park, Illinois 61111.