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Harry A Brank Jr

November 19, 1938 - May 21, 2017

Harry A. Brank Jr., 78, of Elyria, passed away on May 21, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born November 19, 1938 in Henderson, KY, son of Harry A. Brank Sr. and Marie N. Brank. He graduated from Wheelwright High School in Wheelwright, KY in 1956 and immediately enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Harry received the Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal w/Silver Star, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/1960 device, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation Cross of Gallantry, all among many other recognitions from the USMC. After retiring from the USMC he worked at General Motors for 12 years and finally retiring from Rykon in Avon, OH. He was an avid sports fan, loved outdoors, and enjoyed reading, golf, and cookouts with family.

Harry leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 57 years, Argria A. Brank; daughters, Kimberly (Danny) Childress of Lexington, KY; Kandis (Bobby) Taylor, Charlene (Omarr) Brank, and son, Keith (Karen) Brank, all of Elyria, OH; brother, Henry Brank of Detroit, MI; sisters-in-law Clara Brank of Toledo, OH and Flossie Brank of Loris, South Carolina; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends..He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry A. Brank Sr. and Marie N. Brank; bothers, Calvin T. Brank, James Brank, William Wesley Brank, Ira Charles Brank, and Hubert Eugene Brank.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 11am until time of service at 12pm at Brown-Robinson Funeral Home at 2652 Broadway Ave, Lorain, OH 44052. Burial will follow at 2:30pm in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, OH 44273.



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