James Lloyd Rankin, age 79, formerly of Hyattsville, MD., passed away on Sunday, September 18th, 2022 at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, WV.
He was the son of Violet and William Rankin and brother of Jesse Rankin of Hyattsville, MD., who have preceded him in death.
Jim was a veteran of The Vietnam War serving on the USS Independence with the United States Navy.
Jim is survived by his sister-in-law, Marianne Rankin and nephew, William (Will) Rankin.
He will be sorely missed by his cousins, Lois and Russell Koon who provided for his care.
Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill Street, New Salem, PA on Saturday, September 24th from 10:00AM until 12:00Noon at which time a funeral service will be held with Pastor Eric N. Glisan officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Dunbar, PA where Full Military Rites will be accorded by The Hopwood AMVETS Post #103.