It has been confirmed that the thanksgiving service for the life of actor and dancehall artiste Leonard Ford, better known as ‘Louie Rankin’ and ‘Teddy BrukShut’, will be held on October 25 at the New Haven Funeral Centre in Ontario, Canada.
Rankin passed away on Monday, September 30 in a tragic car accident in Shelburne, Ontario, Canada.
He was famously known for his role as Louie ‘Ox’ Rankin in Belly in 1998 and Teddy Bruk Shut in Shottas in 2002.
Louie won a Grammy award in 1992 for his hit dancehall track Typewriter.
The funeral service, will be livestreamed and can be viewed on New Haven’s YouTube channel.
Louie Rankin, who hails from St Thomas, was living in Canada at the time of his passing at the end of September.