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Oscar E. Rankin Jr.

Posted by Tamera1974 on October 16, 2013 at 1:30 AM

News Journal

Mansfield, Oh

22 May 2006

Oscar E. Rankin Jr.

GALION -- Oscar E. Rankin Jr., 82, of 434 5th Ave., died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at Galion Community Hospital Extended Care, after a long illness.

Mr. Rankin was born in Upper Sandusky, on Sept. 7, 1923, to the late Oscar and Rozella M. (McNeiland) Rankin Sr.

A lifelong area resident he was employed by Pennsylvania Rail Road for 28 years, and later by Fleetwood Manufacturing of Galion until his retirement. Oscar enjoyed driving and traveling around the area, and enjoyed spending time with his family.He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Donetta Rankin; his two daughters, Peggy McBride and Judy Harthan all of Galion; six grandchildren, Donna Lyons, Diana Baughan, David Rankin, Jr., Debbie Olesnanik, Aaron Harthan, and Kathy Dull; and 7 great-grandchildren, Robert and Michael Llewellyn, Cody Noggle, Cheyenne Baughan, Kimberly, Kaitlyn and Austin Dull; and his former wife, Elizabeth Scott of Galion.He was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Richard Thomas; an infant grandson, David Jeffrey Rankin; and a great-grandson; his brother, Ed Rankin; and five sisters, Lola Owens, Lucille Perkins, Frances Osborne, Evelyn Osborne, and Alma Rankin; and his son-in-law, Jerry McBride.

Friends may call Tuesday, May 23, 2006, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Galion, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Andrew Grimes officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezzer Cemetery, Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion Communtiy Hospital Extended Care Unit in care of the funeral home.


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