Douglas B. Rankin, 49, of Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at his residence. He was born September 17, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio to Carl Rankin and Mary Audrey (Paul) Mulligan. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Including his parents, he is survived by his wife of 22 years, Mary (McCoy) Rankin; his two children, Brian Rankin, and Samantha Swan; three step-daughters, Samantha Stamper, Brandy Burns, and Katie Galloway; seven grandchildren; sister, Leigh Ann (Keith) Hughey; and his nephew, Anthony Carome. At the family’s request cremation will take place. A graveside service will take place at Rittman National Cemetery, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:30 AM. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory are assisting the family with arrangements.