Marion B. "Buck" Banther, 93, of Harrison, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of Harrison, he was the son of the late Jack and Jessie Lee Banther and was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. "Bea" Banther; son, Ralph Mannis; and seven brothers, A.J., James, L.K., Doyle, Calvin, Bruce and Lonnie Banther. He attended the Lakeview Wesleyan Church and was a veteran of WW.II, serving in the U.S. Army. Survivors include two sons, Myron Banther, Rossville, and Johnny Johnson, Ooltewah; stepdaughter, Geraldine Biddle, Rossville; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Esther Hayes, Ooltewah; brother, Jackie Lee Banther, Henagar, Ala.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. James W. Neal officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Please share your memories at ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.