Date of Birth: March 17, 1933
Date of Death: August 05, 2018
George H “Pat” Rankin, Jr. 85, died August 5, 2018, in Sun City, Arizona. At his request, no service was held. Pat was born on March 25, 1933 in Denver, Colorado to George High Rankin and Viola Amanda Wright. Upon the death of his parents at an early age, Pat was raised by his aunt, Mary Lavinia Wright Timberlake, in Arizona. Pat graduated from Phoenix Union High school in 1951 and served in the Naval Reserve for a short duration. Pat married Harriett Ann Twine in 1955 in Phoenix Arizona and they had three children. Pat worked in the field of real estate, starting with John F. Long Realty and then in business for himself. He was known as a fair businessman who cared deeply about those he worked with. He then went on to work for the State of Arizona until retirement. Pat was always a very positive and happy person who enjoyed bringing happiness to all he met thorough conversation and laughter. He was also known as an avid animal lover who cared for birds of all kinds and stray animals. His home was always blessed with pets for companionship. Pat also enjoyed traveling with his wife, together they went on 20+ cruises. Pat is survived by his wife Harriett of 63 years, children Perry (Robin), Ronald and Cheryl, and two grandchildren, David and Michael Rankin and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his aunt Mary, and two cousins, Ballard Bullion and Audrey Bullion Moore, who were like siblings to him.
No services have been scheduled.