NIXA, Mo. — Bobby Rankin Sr., 79, of Nixa, Mo., died Monday, June 11, 2018, in Springfield, Mo. He was a retired Air Force veteran and a member of Hopedale Baptist Church.

Graveside service with military honors will be noon Friday at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; a daughter, Deborah Rankin of Hollywood, Calif.; a son, Bobby Rankin Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas; a sister, Linda Kimbley of Fort Smith; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.