– A Heritage of Family Service –
Rankin Funeral Home
Rankin Funeral Home is a full-service funeral home that has been proudly serving
the needs of the Marion County area since 1967.
Charles E. Rankin purchased the C. L. McMackin Funeral Home from the McMackin
family who were engaged in "Furniture & Undertaking" and had been established in
1865. Original locations of the McMackin Funeral Home were the McMackin
Furniture Store building and "the old Rainey home."
Rankin Funeral Home's present facility, Tudor in design, was built in 1941 by C.
L. McMackin II. Mr. Rankin's son, Edward S. Rankin, joined his father in 1976 at
its current location which continues to offer a professional atmosphere suitable
for the conducting of funeral services in a comfortable, "home-like setting."
Myron S. Lloyd joined the firm as an associate in 1974.
Our staff offers both traditional and non-traditional funeral service
options--each conducted in a dignified, compassionate manner to families in
Salem and the surrounding area--and always committed to a "Heritage of Family
We continue that commitment of 150 years in this community by meeting the needs
of each family today, while Pre-planning for their needs of tomorrow. Our
courteous staff is here to help. Please contact us with questions about your
funeral needs or any of our professional services.
Our mission statement is to respond to each families needs, carefully listen to
their wishes and strive to implement their requests in a professional and
Rankin Funeral Home is a member of Illinois Funeral Directors Association and
National Funeral Directors Association.