Obituary Of John Rankin

John Wesley Rankin, age 56, a lifetime resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Monday, April 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born February 22, 1962, in Ft. Scott, the son of Marvin and Marilee Wiley Rankin. He graduated from Ft. Scott High School. John enjoyed playing computer games, collecting model cars, shooting pool, and spending time with his dog Matilda.

Surviving is his sister, Jane Rankin, Ft. Scott. He was preceded in death by his parents.

There was cremation.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, April 17, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott.

Private burial will take place in the West Liberty Cemetery. Donations are suggested to the John Rankin Memorial Fund and may be left in the care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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