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George Neil Rankin

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George Neil Rankin Obituary

George Neil Rankin, 80, passed away September 2, 2017. He was born March 9, 1937, in Colusa, CA, and resided in Grimes, CA. He was a long time Colusa County resident.

George worked as a mechanic, welder and skilled Craftsman.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Rankin of Grimes, CA, daughter, Jennifer A. Romer of Remsen, NY, son, David Rankin of Oroville, CA, grandson, Cyrus B. Romer of Remsen, NY, sisters; Grace Loftis of Carlsbad, NM, and Martha I Cumbie of Dolph, AR, niece, Deborah G. Watson (Curtis Watson) of Gainesville, TX, nephew, Leonard G. Loftis (Sheri Loftis) of Mesa, AZ, Todd (Melissa) Loftis of Palm Bay, FL, Eddie (Carla) Loftis of Wheaton, MO, Tad (Marcy) McVay of Elmore City, OK, John Cumbie of Dolph, AR, and multiple grandnieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George Wilson and Athea Rankin, and sister, Lorraine Rankin.

George was a Life Member of the Colusa County Sheriff's Mounted Possee, and belonged to the Grand Island Fire Protection District as a volunteer Fireman, and Back Country Horseman of California. He also served in the Army from April 6, 1960 to April 12, 1962.

Services will be held at 11am, September 11, 2017 at the College City Cemetery with a Celebration of Life following to be held at the Grimes Scout Cabin.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, 2017
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