Kendall “Ken” Rankin, age 88 of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, died at his home with family members by his side on Friday, December 2, 2022. Ken was born, Paul Kendall Rankin, on February 26, 1934, in Butler, Pennsylvania a son of Paul James Rankin and Ellen Mae (Kline) Rankin.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania. Ken served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959, remaining in the Army Reserves until 1963. He was a long-time hockey fan following the Pittsburgh Hornets and Penguins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Lou (Wright) Rankin in 2000 and two sons, Douglas, and Daniel Rankin. He is survived by three children, daughter, Carol Lynne Bridges of Blackfoot, Idaho and sons, Russell David and Kendall Paul Rankin living at home in Jefferson Hills; three grandchildren, Corey Homer, Melinda Skaar and Amy Gregerson and four great grandchildren, Payton, and Parker Skaar, and Lincoln, and Bellamy Gregerson.
Visitation for Ken will be private with his family in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral home, Jefferson Hills, PA www.stephendslater.com and he will be buried with Military Honors in Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Ken was proud to have served in the United States Army and he loved his family dearly!