Graveside Memorial services for Robert L. Rankin, 81, will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Section 17 in Mentor Municipal Cemetery. No calling hours will be observed.
He was a Concord Twp. resident and formerly of Hambden Twp.,
Bob was born on July 31, 1932, in Abilene, Texas.
Bob passed away on May 23, 2014, at Maplewood at Heather Hill Care Center in Chardon.
Robert Graduated with a degree in Engineering from San Jose State University in California.
He served in the US Army. Bob enjoyed working with his hands in the garden and building miniature doll houses with furniture.
Mr. Rankin retired in 1987, after 27 years as a Quality Control Engineer for Lockheed Missile and Space Corp.
He is survived by his wife, Nan E. (Drake) Rankin; whom he married on April 7, 1987,
son, Robert (Scott) Rankin of Reno, NV; step-children, Rush L. Harley of Mesa, AZ and Terence J. Harley of Ft. Collins, CO; and sister, Alma (Rankin) Lanford of Brownwood, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyson P. and Alma E. (Harris) Rankin, Sr. Brother, Loyson P. Rankin, Jr.
Home of Painesville entrusted with arrangements.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on May 27, 2014
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077