He was the son of the late Pauline Thompson Graham and Arnold Graham.
He was retired from the U.S. Air Force with more than 20 years of service. He was involved in radio and television for the Air Force. He was a very good electrician and retired from McKee Baking after many years of service.
He enjoyed building and flying radio-controlled airplanes. He enjoyed traveling with his wife on his motorcycle and besides Hawaii, they were able to visit every state, including Alaska and most of Canada. He was a member of some of the local motorcycle clubs.
What he enjoyed doing most was being a husband, dad, granddad and great-granddad!
He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Shirley D. Graham of Cleveland; his daughter, Yolanda Allen and her husband, David Allen Jr., of Georgetown; his grandsons: Heath Allen and his wife, Jill, and Jared Allen, all of Georgetown; his great-grandchildren: Kendall and Kipton Allen; his brothers: Murel Graham and his wife, Mary Louise, and Jerry Graham and his wife, Doris, all of Georgetown; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life service will be held Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2013, at 1 p.m. from the North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Kenneth Gardner officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with the U.S. Air Force serving as pallbearers. Other military honors will be given.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
The memorial book may be viewed and signed at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.