David May Rankin, 69, of Mendenhall, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at his residence. David was born in Mendenhall, on July 27, 1942, a son of the late Lillian (May) and James Earnest Rankin  He is survived by: his wife, Cynthia (Rhatigan); two sons, Mathew and Brett Rankin, both of Oxford; and a daughter, Shannon Rankin of Ridgeland.  David was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Troy Rankin and two sisters, Bessie Moran and Martha Schoonover.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 8, 2011, from 5 pm to 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home, Mendenhall.

Religious service will be at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel, Mendenhall, at 11:00 am on Friday, September 9, 2011,  with Rev. Chris Rankin officiating.   Interment will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery.