William S. Rankin, II

October 18, 1962 ~ February 16, 2020 (age 57)


William S. Rankin II, 57, of Canton, CT, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Sharon Health Center. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Fougner) Rankin.

Bill was born October 18, 1962, in Hartford, CT, the son of the late Bertrand and Beatrice (Kraus) Rankin. He was a mechanic employed by Eddie's Evergreen Mobil.

In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by two sons, Matthew Rankin and his wife Heather, Christopher Rankin; one daughter, Emily Carrin and her husband Michael, all of New Hartford, CT; one sister Beatrice Arzt of Hebron, CT; one grandson Jack Carrin and another grandchild expected very soon, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Cook Funeral Home, 82 Litchfield St., Torrington, CT. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday evening, February 20, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cook Funeral Home.

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Calling Hours
February 20, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790

Funeral Service
February 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790

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