John T. Rankin, 94, of Dugger, IN passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton, IN.
He was born in Sullivan, IN July 30, 1927 the son of John Rankin and Edna (Moore) Rankin.
John was a WWII Army Veteran, a member and past Commander of the Dugger American Legion Post #224, the UAW, and retired from General Motors Truck Division in Indianapolis, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, also his wife, Virginia (Christy) Rankin, three brothers, William, James and Frank Rankin, and a two sisters, Kathleen Kirton, and Oni Worth.
Survivors include, one son, Kenneth Rankin (Susan) of Columbus, IN, three daughters, Loretta Burger of Trafalgar, IN, Dawna Fortner of Marshall, IL, and Diane Hunt (Clint) of Linton, IN. seven grandchildren, Tracy (Brad), Tiffany (Eddie) Nathan (Lana), Ryan, Kevin (Alicia), Clinton, Heather (Brandon) and several great and great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:00PM Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Newkirk’s Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Talpas officiating. Burial in the Dugger Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites by the Sullivan Co. Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until services Saturday.
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