February 23, 1988 - October 1, 2021
Kacie Suzanne Vargo Rankin, age 33, Loving Wife, Daughter, Sister, and Aunt of Gahanna, OH, formerly of Moundsville, WV passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 in Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH. She was born February 23, 1988 in Wheeling, WV. She was a 2006 graduate of John Marshall High School; received her degree in Medical Assisting from Bradford College in Pittsburgh, and attended Robert Morris University. Kacie worked for East Ohio Regional Hospital, Dr. S. Taylor, Ohio Valley Gastro, and most recently for Wheeling Heath Rite,, until July when she and her husband moved to Ohio, where she took a position at Cover My Meds. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church; and a member of Rainbow Assembly #45, Marshall County. Kacie loved life and loved spending time with her family and friends; whether it was going to ball games, riding buggies on weekends, hanging out with family for a cook outs, or just spending evenings at home with her husband. In 33 years, Kacie touched many lives and overcame many obstacles; even up until the time of her death, the result of COVID. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, N. Earlin and Barbara Rine; paternal grandparents, William, Sr. and Mary Vargo; an aunt, Pat Milhorn; and an uncle, “Uncle Bear” Olinski. Surviving is the love of her life, her loving husband, Joseph “Joey” Rankin; her parents, Susan Rine Vargo and Will (Cheri Whitecotton) Vargo; a brother, Daron (Stephanie) Vargo; father and mother-in-law, Jeff, Sr. and Debbie Rankin, brother-in-law, Jeff, Jr. (Lisa)Rankin, a niece, Shaelyn Vargo; four nephews, Brayden and Brody Vargo, and Kyle and Devin Rankin; many aunts, uncles, and cousins whom she loved dearly; a grandma, Wilma Myers; grandparents, Clyde and Alma Cross; and fur babies, Jasper and Lunah. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-9pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Rd., Wheeling where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11am with Pastor Gary Rankin officiating. Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Bellaire. Memorial contributions can be made to Wheeling Health Rite, 61 -29th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Kacie Suzanne Vargo Rankin, age 33, Loving Wife, Daughter, Sister, and Aunt of Gahanna, OH, formerly of Moundsville, WV passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 in Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH. She was born February... View Obituary & Service Information
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