Kenneth Wayne Rankins, 85, of Marshall, IL passed away 7:37 PM Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Kenny was born Jan. 28, 1937 at Oakland, IL, the son of Virgil and Marjorie Davis Rankins. On Dec. 14, 1961 he married Patricia Hollingsworth at Marshall, IL and she survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Paula (Tom) Cline of Marshall, IL, Judy (Stan) Kraemer of Terre Haute, IN and Lisa (Mark) Dill of Danville, IL; eight grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and siblings, Darrell Rankins of Georgetown, IL, Marilyn Tyler of Marshall, IL and David Bayes of Marshall, IL. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlena Wallace; a grandson, Adam Kraemer and a sister, Patty Polasek. He was retired from Central Laborers # 641 and was a graduate of Marshall High School. He enjoyed his farm, hunting, fishing, the out-of-doors and playing board games and cards with family and friends. He was a proud to be a veteran of the U.S. Navy and had served this nation from 1957 to 1961. He truly loved spending time with his family. Services in honor of his life will be 10:30 AM Wednesday at Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Duke officiating. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be 4-7 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Veteran’s Home at Hutsonville, IL. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.