SMETHPORT - Wyatt James Rankin, 2, of Port Allegany, died Sunday (Nov. 13, 2016) in the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
He was born May 26, 2014, in Coudersport, a son of Travis J. Rankin and Stephanie M. Okerlund.
Wyatt was a typical little boy enjoying anything having to do with trucks, trains, wheels and Mickey Mouse. He especially liked going to the fire hall to see the fire trucks and going anywhere with his Dad in Dad's Jeep.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a brother, Jackson L. Rankin of Port Allegany; one sister, Hailee Rankin of Shippensburg; maternal grandparents, Roger and Linda Okerlund of Port Allegany; paternal grandparents, James E. and Susan D. Rankin Jr. of Port Allegany; paternal great-grandparents, James E. And Betty Rankin Sr. of Port Allegany; paternal great-grandmother, Shirley McDowell of Port Allegany; an uncle, Jason (Danielle) Okerlund of Port Allegany; an aunt, Brianne (Marc) Riblet of Youngstown, Ohio; and cousins Savannah and Madison Okerlund and Maura, Evelyn and Ivy Riblet.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Levi Jacob Rankin.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from the Port Allegany United Methodist Church, Port Allegany, with the Rev. Randall Headley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Grimes Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials may be made to the
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 15 to Nov. 22, 2016