Jeffrey D. Rank

January 03, 1961 ‒ September 29, 2007

Marengo, Ohio

Jeffrey D. Rank, age 46 of Marengo died unexpectedly Saturday, September 29, 2007 at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born on January 3, 1961 in Tiffin to David R. and Phyllis E. (King) Rank of Marengo. He attended Mohawk High School before moving to Marengo in 1978. Jeff graduated from Highland High School in 1979, where he participated in FFA and was a member of the football team.

Jeff owned and operated Rank’s Paving and snow removal. He was always willing to help with any task, enjoyed farming with his father, and was a former member of the Marengo Volunteer Fire Department. Although rough and tough, he was tender hearted, enjoyed people and treasured his family. He loved the “Dew”, his many Ford trucks, four wheel quad, and mud running with his famed truck named “Corn Picker”.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife of 19 years: Vicky (Jackson), daughters: Stephanie and Jennifer both at home, sister Valerie (Ricky) Lewis of Sunbury, brother Matthew Rank of Marengo, nieces: Tracy, Lindsey, Kelsey Lewis all of Sunbury, Grandmother Anna King of Marengo, Uncles: Richard King of Tiffin, Wayne King of California, Mother-in-law Florence Jackson, Sister-in-law Lora Jackson, Brothers-in-law Kelly and John Jackson all of Mansfield, and numerous cousins and friends.

Friends may call Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio SR 229 in Marengo, where funeral services will be held Wednesday 1:30 p.m., burial will follow in the Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to his family.

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