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Obituary for Jim Rankin

Rankin, James Robert "Jim":

Passed away on November 3, 2023, at Grand River Hospital, in Kitchener, ON at the age of 62.

Forever best friend of Tammy Tetreault.

Cherished father of Tanya Charland (Manny), Tammy Rankin (Jessey), Tyler Love, and Tea Love.

Loving grandfather of Makayla Rankin (Andrew McTaggart), Destiny Myers, Cody Myers, Hailey Myers, Braden Charland, Tiam Charland, Ajay Charland, Tia Charland, Crystal Hauck, and Adrian Hammond.

Proud great-grandfather of Avairah Myers.

Dear brother of Gary Rankin (Anne Schell).

Predeceased by his parents, Dorothy and Herbert "Herb" Rankin, and his brothers Randy and Robert "Bob."

Jim will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Jim was very close with his grandkids, spending time with them after school and on weekends. His grandchildren would go with their Papa Jim to buy candy, go fishing, and go for drives. Jim also loved his gambling and horse racing. If he wasn't checking his tickets, he was on his way to the casino.

Jim's family will receive relatives and friends from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Cremation will follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).

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