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Official Obituary of

William H. Rankin

October 15, 1946 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

William Rankin Obituary

Of The Town of Cambria, passed away on Saturday, February 24, at his home under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice.  He was born in Buffalo, NY,  on October 15, 1946, the son of  Harriet (Becker) Rankin and the late Clyde Rankin.

Mr. Rankin was a graduate of North Tonawanda High School and served with the US Army during the Vietnam War.

He was a bio remediation engineer with Spaulding Fibre and Composites for over 30 years.

Mr. Rankin was an avid sportsman and woodworker.

He especially enjoyed his time spent at his log cabin in Belfast, NY and in the Thousand Islands.

Mr. Rankin was the husband of 40 years to the late Lydia A. [Drake] Rankin, who passed away in February of 2010.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons Tanner (Katherine) and John , a grandson John Rankin,  two sisters Donna (Lee) Licht and Carol Ann McGranahan, also  many nieces and nephews.

His family will be present on Thursday from 4-7 PM at the  RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, with Military Honors to follow at 7:00 PM.

Interment in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Town of  Cambria.

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February 29, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, NY 14132-9215

Military Honors
February 29, 2024

7:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, NY 14132-9215


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