Dwyan Duval Banks was born in Manhasset, N.Y. on February 29, 1972 and entered into his eternal resting place on January 17, 2020. Dwyan was a proud graduate of St Augustine High School, class of 1990 and lived most of his adult life in New Orleans, LA. Dwyan spent an abundant amount of time, especially towards the end of his life, inspiring those closest to him through daily words of encouragement, most often received via text message or through various social media platforms. He was an ordained minister and founder of Clean Slate Ministries through which he serviced rejected communities through food and clothing outreach. His infectious smile and laughter will be truly missed. \n\nHe was the beloved son of Elder Cynthia Banks and the late Edgar Allen Banks. The father of Jawyan Banks, Meghan Temple, Savannah Samuel and step-father to Jermaine Greene, grandfather of Hasaan Molly Cooper and brother of Cheryl Banks and Kyle Banks of Brooklyn, New York, and his loving soulmate Anitra Hudson. He is also survived by a host of aunts, one uncle, other relatives and many friends. \n\nRelatives and friends are invited to attend the Services at The Church at New Orleans 11700 Chef Mentuer Highway, New Orleans, LA 70127 on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am. Visitation to begin at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Restlawn Cemetery 3540 US-90, Avondale, LA 70094. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"