Wright “Boots” Arthur Rantz, Jr.

Pocomoke City – Wright A. Rantz, Jr., lovingly known as Boots, 84, died Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living in Crisfield, MD.

Born in Pocomoke City on December 16, 1936, he was the son of the late Wright A. Rantz, Sr. and Virginia Lee Kilmon Rantz Quarry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Rantz of 40 years. She died April 10, 2021 and brother William “Billy” Rantz.

He is survived by his two daughters, LeAnna Mitzi Rantz-Williams and her husband David A. and Jill Rantz Marsh, two grandchildren, Brittney Shay (Marsh) Hanke and her husband Robert, and Logan John Marsh, Sister Joy Rantz Godwin, three nieces and a nephew.

Boots has been a hard worker since he was a young boy, he kept busy even after he retired. He loved his wife, family, and spending time with his friends. He enjoyed dancing, painting pictures, scratch-offs, cooking (he loved experimenting with new ingredients), landscaping, planting beautiful rose bushes and helping others. He enjoyed life. He always wore his cross necklaces in his strong belief of the Father, Son, Holy Spirit and the Mother Mary. He said never forget the Mother Mary.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery on Clarke Ave. in Pocomoke City, MD

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living, C/O Tammy Harrison, 203 Hall Highway, Crisfield, MD 21817.

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