January 31, 1968 - June 12, 2020
Russell Charles Rankin, Jr., 52, of Wildwood, FL, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord Friday, June 12, 2020. Russ was born January 31, 1968, in Ocala. He moved many times in his life, which included Bryson City, NC; Reno, NV; Long Island, NY; Santa Fe, and Seabrook, TX. Russ worked for many years as a Homeowner Consultant and Sales Representative for The Villages and was presently working as a stylist at Cal’s Barber & Beauty in Brownwood. He formerly owned several local businesses. He was a member of Meadowbrook Church, Ocala. Russ was a charter member of the Galveston West Beach Lions Club, Texas, and a member of the Rotary Club of Wildwood. Russ was a master woodworker, an avid golfer, loved boating and fishing. He loved to laugh and was always with a smile, woke up happy every day and never found fault with anyone. He absolutely loved everyone. He was a huge Florida Gator fan. He loved to entertain & sing! Russ sang at church throughout his life. He was truly a man of God; a model Christian and his family can rest assured he is with his Lord. Survivors include his loving wife, Brenda (Crego), son Dustin Tanner Rankin & granddaughter Melody Ramsey Rankin, both of League City, TX, parents Gloria & Russell Rankin, Sr., of Leesburg and brother Rayne Rankin with Linda Trombetta of The Villages, his mother & father-in-law, James & Linda Crego from Silver Springs, FL, and sister-in-law, Cyndy Crego with Tommy Light, from Silver Springs, FL. Russ’ family & friends are invited to celebrate his life at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 20, 2020 at his home, 5265 CR 114D, Wildwood, FL, followed by an open house BBQ reception throughout the afternoon. The service will be live streamed on YouTube. The link is, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8gGwuETY8I .. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com.
Russell Charles Rankin, Jr., 52, of Wildwood, FL, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord Friday, June 12, 2020. Russ was born January 31, 1968, in Ocala. He moved many times in his life, which included Bryson City, NC; Reno, NV; Long Island,... View Obituary & Service Information
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