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George W. RANKIN


1946 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
RANKIN, George W.

George W. Rankin passed peacefully away on June 19, 2014. He was born in Wichita, Kansas on June 30, 1946, to his parents, Eileen "Rosie" Rankin and COL Homer C. "Ding" Rankin. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1968, and went on to become a Captain in the United States Air Force, where he served during the Viet Nam war. He worked in International Sales for Pratt & Whitney until his retirement at the age of fifty-five. An avid golfer, he spent his final years enjoying time on the links with his wife and many friends. He is survived, and will be dearly missed, by his loving wife, Raili; three children; five grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Otto. The family kindly suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in George's name to: Department of Veterans Affairs-Medical Center, 7305 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Florida 33410, ATTN: Voluntary Services. Condolences and memories may be made at: www.northwoodfh.com

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from June 29 to June 30, 2014
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