William Rankine

William Olden Rankine Sr.

Wednesday, July 16th, 1947 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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“William “Bill” Olden Rankine, Sr., 71, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. A native Floridian, he was born on July 16, 1947 to Thomas and Violet Rankine in Miami, Florida. Upon graduation from Miami-Dade Junior College, he went on to serve in the U.S. Marines and then continued to earn his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Business Administration at the University of Miami. On August 13, 1988 he married Carol Ann Hamilton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bill enjoyed fishing, lobstering, grilling, and generally anything outdoors.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife, Carol Ann; his children, Kimberly, Karie, William Jr., Joseph, and Amelia; and 6 grandchildren; as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers.

A very special thank you to the awesome caregivers at Northeast Florida Community Hospice and Nurse on Call Home Health Care for their exceptional care and support.

Bill’s ashes will be interred at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047, ”William Olden Rankine, Sr. passed away Sunday, May 19th, 2019. Arrangements in Care of: Just Cremation, 904-404-1850.
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