Region 8 banker dies Friday evening

Region 8 banker dies Friday evening

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Ed Way, a longtime banker who had been battling cancer, died early Friday evening.

Way was the executive vice president of marketing for Centennial Bank.

The Stuttgart native graduated Arkansas State University with a business degree.

Many people across Region 8 shared their condolences on social media.

He was a part of Centennial Bank for more than 12 years. Davy Carter, regional president of Centennial Bank, issued the following statement:

"As is the entire community, we are profoundly saddened by the passing of Ed Way. He was a very special person to everyone and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."

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