Roy A. Rankie of Lockport, NY passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2020 in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. Born on June 25, 1935 in Lockport, he was the son of the late Richard and Loraine (Sand) Rankie. He married the former, Thelma Dickinson on June 22, 1957 and she predeceased him on March 7, 2011. In 1933, Roy’s parents Richard and Loraine opened the service station that in 1952 became Rankie Hardware. Roy owned and operated Rankie Hardware until he retired in April of this year. He was a member of Raymond Hill Community Church and enjoyed fishing, boating and water skiing.
Predeceased by his wife, Thelma Dickinson Rankie and his sister, Prudence (James) Allein, he is survived by his children, Bryan Rankie, Sandra (Philip) Morton, Deborah Rankie-McPeek and Patricia (David) Housel; seven grandchildren, Amandalynne Lamar, Melanie Morton, Alexis Morton, Jennalee Striffler, Erica Fruerschboch, Timothy Housel and Rachel Housel; great grandson, Nolan Weinheimer, sister, Barbara (John) Clare; several nieces and nephews and longtime friend, Marilyn Schaber.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Raymond Hill Community Church. Condolences may be offered to the family at langefuneralhomeinc.com.
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