August 4, 1945 ~ January 9, 2021

Born in: Albany, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

David L. Rankin, age 75, of Glasgow, died Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. He was born in Albany, KY on August 4, 1945 to the late Gilbert Lewis Rankin and the late Virginia (Coffey) Bow. David was a supervisor at Dana Corporation and attended Coral Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shelia Rankin; one daughter, Kim Emberton (Tim) of Glasgow; two grandchildren, Taylor Brice (Chris) of Bowling Green and Tyler Emberton (Haley) of Glasgow.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ann Feuston.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 12th at the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Rankin in person at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Rankin.


Graveside Service: January 12, 2021 2:00 pm

Glasgow Municipal Cemetery
Leslie Ave.
Glasgow, KY 42141

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  1. Kim and Family
    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort and peace.

  2. So, so sorry😥🙏
    I loved David❤️
    Shelia, my Thoughts and Prayers are with
    you and your Family 🙏❤️

  3. Kim…thinking of you and your family. Grateful your dad can finally rest in peace. Keeping you all in prayer. Love you!
    Beth and Donny

  4. Shelia Kim tom Tyler Taylor thoughts and prayers are with you all he was a wonderful man always had that smile

  5. Sheila and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. David was instrumental in Lonnie getting his job with Dana/Eaton. David was true gentleman who cared for others. Prayers for all.

  6. So sorry to hear about David passing away. He was my supervisor for 25+ years and a great friend and mentor too. Also I learned a lot of good work ethics from him over the years. He will be sadly missed by many. Prayers for Shelia, Kim, Tim, Taylor Tyler and the rest of the family. Dan & Becky Button

  7. Shelia so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family for peace and comfort now and the days ahead.

  8. Sheila, Tim, Kim, Taylor, and Tyler,
    So sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet man, we all have such fond memories of him. Hugs and prayers for you all!!
    Randy, Niecie, Rayli, and Tyler Howard

  9. Sheila, we (the family of Gerald W. Hagan) have you and your family in our thoughts and prays. May God give you comfort and strength as you travel this journey.

  10. Shelia and family, so sorry for your loss. David was a great supervisor, treating everyone with fairness and respect.

  11. So heart breaking. David was such a wonderful person and friend.
    Shelia and family you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    May God give you all strength during this difficult time.

  12. David will be greatly missed! Lots of great memories of our Miata trips together! He sure did fight long and hard! Prayers for comfort for all of you!

  13. I worked with David since the early 70’s at Eaton. He was a great guy and a good friend. He will be missed.

  14. So very sorry for your loss. Much love and many prayers for you and your family 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  15. Thoughts and prayers for Sheila and the family. David was always a sweet man.
    He will truly be missed by so many.

  16. Sending up prayers for u and your family my deepest sympathy you’re in my thoughts and prayers God bless u with strength sorry for your loss.

  17. Sheila, Kim, Tim, Taylor, and Tyler and the rest of the family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We saw proof of his love as he attended all of the grandkids activities that he could with Sheila at his side. May you feel the love from your friends and family during this time of mourning. Thinking of all of you, Love,

    Jim and Lora Garrett

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