Harold P. Rankin 1945-2013

YOUNGSTOWN – Harold Patrick Rankin, 67, died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2013, with his loving family by his side.

He was born Sept. 17, 1945, in Youngstown, the son of Scott and Thelma Scott Rankin.

He was employed at General Motors Corp. Lordstown Complex and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Cynthia Sleppy of New Albany, Lenora Holder of Virginia Beach, Va., William Robinson of Youngstown, Harold Robinson of Twinsburg and Anthony Robinson of Illinois; the love of his life, Joyce Jones; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and his brothers and sisters, Stanley of Rhode Island, Jane Jenkins of Youngstown, Dorothy Garay of Youngstown, Donald P. of Maryland, Shirley Weatherall of Canfield, Leonard of Austintown, Clarence of Youngstown, Ronald of Youngstown and Larry of Liberty.

Harold was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Saturday at New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown, followed by a Home Going celebration at 10 a.m.

Burial will take place in Belmont Park Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Rossi and Santucci Funeral Home in Boardman.