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Marshall Mack Rankin

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Marshall Mack Rankin, 84, of Benton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, beloved husband, father and grandfather went to be with Jesus, July 6, 2012 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born Sunday, October 30, 1927 in St. Louis, MO to the late Willis

Edgar and Myrtle (Clayton) Rankin.

He and Patricia Ann Hyslop were married Sunday, April 20, 1947 in

Bloomfield, MO.

Marshall served in the US Army Air Corp during WW II and served in the US

Marines during the Korean War.

He was a member of Unity Baptist Church, Benton, worked in auto sales both

locally and in California, worked for Potasnik over 10 years as a parts

manager, owned and operated a service station in California and Cape

Girardeau until 1972. Managed Rhodes City Truck Plaza until 1976 and was

sales manager for KAR products from 1976 - 1993.

Survivors include

Wife - Patricia Ann Rankin, Benton, MO

Son - Mark Rankin, Benton, MO

Daughter - Marsha Ann Lacy (Rodney), Mesa, AZ

Daughter - Melanie Ruth Shultz (Rick), Chandler, AZ

Sister - Viola Smith, Kenosha, WI

Sister - Wilma Berry, Nakomis, FL

Sister - Mary Ann Egner, O'Fallon, MO

Grandchild - Michelle Lacy Abercrombie (Josh)

Grandchild - Brandon Lacy

Grandchild - Jessica Rankin

Grandchild - Bailey Shultz

Grandchild - Briana Shultz

Grandchild - Patrick Marshall Shultz

Great-Grandchild - Logan Davis Rankin

He was preceded in death by:

Sister - Verna Thompson

Brother - C. C. Rankin

Visitation will take place on Monday, July 9, 2012 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home.

Funeral will be Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Unity Baptist

Church, Benton, MO with Rev. Dennis Lowe, Rev. Dan Stevens and Rev. Kevin

Eskew officiating.

Burial will follow at Bloomfield Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Southeast Hospice.

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