Survivors include his son, John Wesley Rankin, Fort Scott; daughter Jane E. Rankin, Fort Scott; two sisters, Lucy Hackney, Kansas City, KS, and Jessie Pohlson, Duarte, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Rosella Henderson.
Funeral services for Marvin Rankin will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial with military honors by the V.F.W. Post #1165 will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main. Words of sympathy may be emailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.