> Bill's life and for strength and comfort for his family.
> RANKIN William James Rankin, 52, of Columbus, died Thursday, January 11, 2007 in
> Santa Fe, NM. Preceded in death by father John Henry Rankin, sister-in-law Jean
> Rankin, brother-in-law Clint Bratcher. Survived by wife, Carmen (Manalac)
> Rankin; children, Erin (Chad) Flanagan, Rebekah (Jeff Aulet) Rankin, Augustine
> Rankin, Sarah Rankin; mother, Jean A. (Bernert) Rankin; brothers and sisters,
> Kathy (Tim) Sweeney, John Rankin, Mike (Elaine) Rankin, Mary (Charlie) Stewart,
> Patti Bratcher, Beth (Bill) Simpson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dr.
> Fernando and Daneen Manalac; brothers-in-law, Steve (Michele) Manalac and
> Freddie Manalac; sisters-in-law, Lynne (Perry) Stanley and Mimi (Mitch)
> Goldstein; many special nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He graduated
> from Catholic Central High School in Steubenville and played on the 1971 State
> Championship Football Team. Received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Ohio State
> University. His passions were his loving wife, children, family, friends, the
> outdoors, his art and music especially The Beatles. Funeral Service 8 p.m.
> Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME, 2383 North High Street,
> Columbus where friends may call from 1:30-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday prior to the
> service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rankin
> Family Fund c/o 5th3rd Bank-Clintonville, 3580 N. High St., Columbus, Oh. 43214
> or a charity of your choice in memory of William J. Rankin. He touched the lives
> of everyone he knew.
> Published in The Columbus Dispatch from 1/13/2007 - 1/16/2007.
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