Keith Rankin, 57, a former resident of McLeansboro, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014, at his home in Spotsville, Ky. Keith enjoyed flying model airplanes and was a member of the Henderson Flying Club and the Bluegrass flying club. He also loved to go fishing. Survivors include both parents, Naomi Ruth Carr and Everett Deon Carr; one son, Kyle (wife Danielle) Rankin of Carmi; one brother, Bryce D. Carr of McLeansboro; one sister, Kimberly (husband Larry) Pretz of Harrisburg; two grandchildren, Kadence Rankin and Jolene Rankin; and close friend Penny Russelburg. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 14 at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. David Woodruff officiating. Burial was at the Springer Cemetery near Blairsville. Visitation was held Dec. 14 until the time of services at the Gholson Funeral Home. Gholson Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all the arrangements.
Published on  December 15, 2014