Memorial services for Harry Albert Ranker, 84 of Swainsboro, will be held privately at a later date. He passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Harry Albert Ranker was born in Roaring Springs, Pennsylvania on July 13, 1936 to the late Earl Ranker and Ella Belle Byrd Staples. He loved hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed trap shooting and spending time with his family. Mr. Ranker was an automobile mechanic and helped his wife with her floral business. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Virginia Arbuckle Ranker.
Survivors include his daughter, Ann (Mark) Rivenburg of Swainsboro; brothers, James (Laura) Ranker of Northfield, Vermont and Robert Staple of Somerset, Kentucky; sisters, Elizabeth (Gary) Richardson of Berlin, Vermont and Sheril (Jim) Mann of Richmond, Virginia; grandchildren, Christopher (Tyra) Staley, Samantha Staley, Theodore (Zayla) Riverburg, Amanda Riverburg, and Stephanie Flakes; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.