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Hector Banda

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Hector Banda, 60 of South Woodford, London, England died June 8, 2022 in South Woodford, London. He was born February 11, 1962 in Peoria, Arizona to Alberto and Tiburcia Banda.

Hector grew up in Avondale, Arizona and attended Avondale Elementary and Agua Fria High School. He graduated from Trevor G Browne High School. He was appointed by Senator McCain to attend the US Naval Academy where he studied economics. He served and completed flight school and earned his wings. He served in the Navy as a Lieutenant for ten years. Upon his departure from the Navy, he pursued his continued his education by attending the University of Florida where he studied finance. He also attended Chartered Financial University, International Finance at American University and obtained his MBA. He worked as a Senior Manager at Doloitte in Washington, D.C. for 17 years, and transferred to London, England and worked as a financial analyst until his retirement.

There are so many ways to describe Hector. He was a beloved son, brother, and friend. He was a man with a strong Faith in God, and a generous, loyal, helpful and kind heart. He was full of energy, was a risk-taker, and loved adventures. Though he was humble and honest, he was also fiercely independent and an achiever of many goals. He loved to travel, hiking, reading, and spending time with his family and friends. His passing has broken our hearts, but his memory will live on with us.

Hector is survived by his partner Marian Turner, mother Tiburcia Banda, and sisters Elvira (Robert) Ruiz, Olga Banda, and Irene Banda, and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Alberto Banda, sister Beatrice Gutierrez, and brothers Rudy Banda and David Banda.

A visitation will be held at 6PM, Monday, July 25 at Thompson Funeral Chapel. A recitation of the Holy Rosary and a Funeral Mass is planned, but the date is not confirmed. Once confirmed, the information will be posted. A graveside service will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery on July 26 at 12PM.

21 Comments on “Hector Banda

  1. You will be missed my friend.

    Manuel Maldonado

  2. My condolences to the Banda family. Truly will be missed. Longtime friend and fellow classmate. RIP Hector.

  3. Raising a pint to you my friend, you will be missed.

  4. You went too soon and very unexpected. You are truly missed my friend. We met in 5th grade and our paths and friendship prevails still, and with that said keep the party going we all will be joining you in time.
    Vaya Con Dias, Amigo…

  5. My dear Hector,
    I was so fortunate to have had you in my life. We had such fun and adventures together. I loved you dearly, and I will miss you terribly.

  6. Heaven has another angel today
    Rest in Peace, Hector
    Until we meet again 🌹

  7. R.I.P. we shall miss your travel tales , and photo gallery from your holidays , forever remembered,Pat,Julie,Shannon,Shaun ,x

  8. I never met you but I know you was a great man
    You will be missed by all
    RIP my friend x

  9. Thank you for the joy and cherished friendship
    Rest peacefully.
    The Attree Family.

  10. To the Banda family, my deep condolences.
    Hector, you left us too soon. Thank you for being there when I needed you. Te que vaya bien.

  11. Hector your travels and experiences will be more than missed. So proud of your endeavors. Fly with the angels my special friend and fellow owl.

  12. Dear Banda family, Hector was such a fantastic guy and one of the all-time nice guys. He and I were classmates at USNA; he was a kind soul with a great sense of humor. I was so hoping to meet up with him on an upcoming trip to the UK and am overcome by such sadness over his passing. Please know that my heart is with you.

  13. Sincere condolences to all. Hector, you went far too soon. You’re flying with the angels now and rest in peace.

  14. May you Rest In Peace Hector! A life well lived 🙏

  15. One of the most influencial professionals in my life. I regret your loss.


  16. When he shall die,
    Take him and cut him out in little stars,
    And he will make the face of heaven so fine
    That all the world will be in love with night
    And pay no worship to the garish sun.
    William Shakespeare

  17. I still can picture Hector in our 5th-grade class. He led an exciting life and I thank him for sharing his awesome adventures! He was such a kind person and loved by so many. Prayers to the Banda Family.
    RIP my friend.

  18. Hector, you have left us far too soon. Will always remember the good times we shared. Our prayers are with you my friend.

  19. Hector, thanks for the joy and friendship you will be sadly missed.
    Love your friend Loraine.x

  20. I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new
    I thought about you yesterday and days before that too,
    I think of you in silence, I often speak your name
    All I have are memories and your picture in a frame
    Your memory is my keepsake with which I’ll never part
    God has you in His keeping, I have you in my heart.

  21. Happy birthday, Hector! You are sorely missed but not forgotten.

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