Paul R Rankins, December 8, 2018

By Obit Messenger

Paul R. Rankins, 53, of Webster MA, formerly of Milford MA and Concord NH died Saturday December 8, 2018 at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield MA.

Paul was born in Milford MA to Leo H. and Elizabeth J. (Somers) Rankins. He attended public schools in Milford MA and was a graduate of Newfound High School in Bristol NH. Paul Rankins was a self-employed carpenter working in the construction industry. He loved bowling and playing horseshoes.

Paul was predeceased by his brother Ronald. He is survived by his parents, Leo and Elizabeth Rankins of Concord NH; his daughter, Elizabeth Barros of Franklin MA; two sons, Paul R. Rankins Jr. of Uxbridge MA and Shawn Rankins of Lawrenceville GA; two granddaughters, Leeanna and  Aaliyah of Franklin MA; his companion, Tina Forsythe of Webster MA; four brothers, Rick Rankins of Upton MA, Leo Rankins of Newbury NH, Donald Rankins of Andover NH and Stephen Rankins of Strafford NH; four sisters, Judith Watson of Sanford ME, Linda Rankins of Concord NH, Lisa Adkins of Citrus Springs FL and Debbie Spriggs of Northfield NH; and many nieces & nephews.

A Celebration of his Life took place on Sunday, December 16th from 1 to 2 PM, followed by a Prayer Service at 2 PM at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA.
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