CENTERVILLE, Ind. Robert I. Trankley, age 61, of Centerville, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Reid Hospital. Born January 6, 1948, in Washington D.C. to Allan and Betty Pendleton Trankley, he lived in this community for over 12 years. Rob graduated from University of Miami, Florida. He served in the Special Forces of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Rob was an independent personal Financial Planner with his office at West End Bank. He was an avid audiophile, loved music and served on the Starr-Gennett Foundation Board. Rob loved salt-water fishing in Key West and riding his motorcycle.
Survivors include his wife, Donna J. Myers Trankley; father of California; step-son, Kenny Hensley of Oklahoma; sister, Lisa Trankley of California; nephew, Galen Sato and niece, MacKenzie Sato, both of California; uncle, Kent Pendleton and his wife Nicky of Colorado; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, maternal grandparents, and paternal grandparents.
Memorial contributions may be made to Starr-Gennett Foundation, c/o Wayne County Foundation, 33 South 7th Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or American Cancer Society, Wayne County Unit, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN 47201. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.