Friday, July 13, 2012

Dr. William C. Rankin

Dr. William C. Rankin., 74 , a Winter Park resident over the past 40 years, left us on July 7th, 2012. Born in Maryville, MO, “Bill” earned his PHD from Texas Christian Univ., was a member of ROTC, served in the National Guard and worked for the Department of Defense for 30 years. As a Psychologist, he taught at S.C.C., Lake-Sumter C.C., Univ. of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, T.C.U., and OK. St. Univ. Bill or “Grampy” as his beloved grandchildren called him, loved to listen and perform jazz music and also enjoyed gourmet cooking. He is survived by sons James (Kerri) and David (Denice) Rankin; daughter Katherine (Adam) Halstead; six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brother Ben Rankin. A memorial will be held at the Casselberry Veterans Inc., 200 Concord Dr., Casselberry, FL on Thursday, July 19th at 6:30 pm. Bill was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

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