West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

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Funeral Services for Alfred W. Banuat, 68, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains,with Chaplain Bruce Underhill officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.

He was born the son of the late Valentine Banuat and Wilhelmina Masker Banuat, on October 5, 1944 in Middletown, New York and died February 10, 2013 in Willow Springs, Missouri.

He was united in marriage October 14, 1967 in Greenville, New York to Virginia Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Moore Banuat, of the home, Willow Springs, Missouri; two children, Paul Banuat and wife, Mary, Rapid City, South Dakota, and Paulette Romans and husband, Travis, Peace Valley, Missouri; one brother, Doug Banuat and wife, Joan, state of Florida; two sisters, Ellen Banuat, state of New York, and Valerie Smith, state of New York; four grandchildren, Pacen Banuat, Rapid City, South Dakota, Makayla Banuat, Perrin Romans and Greg Romans, both of Peace Valley, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He served his country with the United States Navy from 1962 to 1966.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Foundation or the American Cancer Society, and can be left at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.



  1. Gary & Jera Swartz
    February 20, 2013 @ 10:11 am

    So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Our prayers & thoughts are with you & your family.

  2. Babe(Glory Creeden)
    February 24, 2013 @ 5:19 pm

    Was saddened by the death of Uncle Al.Had hoped he would beat it.Truly know how you feel.My deepest sympathy to my Aunt Ginny,Paulette and Paul.Uncle Al was a terrific man and I have very fond memories of him.Can only hope my dad,”Pop”,was waiting for him on the other side.Sincerely,Babe