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Carl R. Rankin

December 8, 1955 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 65)



Carl R. Rankin

December 8, 1955 - February 4, 2021



Carl Russell Rankin, age 65 of Luna Pier, passed away the morning of Thursday, February 4, 2021 under the care of Ebeid Hospice of Toledo, OH.


Born December 8, 1955 in Tecumseh, MI. He was one of four children of the late Marshall and Beulah (Radel) Rankin. Carl graduated from Dundee High School in 1974. He then continued his studies at Michigan State University.


In his free time, you could find Carl reading many great books and connecting with others through Facebook. He also went on the occasional camping trips with his brother and really liked photography. Carl was also into old antique muscle cars. He even at one point owned a Dodge Polara and a '69 Mustang.


Beloved father of Erica (Thomas) Steele, Alex Rankin and Sarah Stepp-Wright. Loving grandfather of Kenzie Steele. Dear brother of John Rankin, Henry (Ellen) Rankin, and Catherine Rankin. Also survived by companion: Donna Vance.


In addition to his parents, Carl is preceded in death by step-father: Ed Biesel.


In accordance with Carl's wishes, cremation will take place with no services at this time. Cremains will be buried at Ridgeway Cemetery in Ridgeway, MI at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Carl is suggested to the American Cancer Society.


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