Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

December 4, 2012

John W. Graham

Feb. 23, 1928 - Dec. 4, 2012


— John W. Graham, 84, Galveston, went home to be with the Lord at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Kindred Health Care in Kokomo.

He was born Feb. 23, 1928, in Galveston, to William Graham and Carmen Q. (Barren) Graham. He married Joyce K. (Nelson) Graham on Jan. 10, 1953, in Prescott, Ariz. She survives.

John delivered milk for Med-o-Bloom Dairy for 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion. He loved pitching horseshoes and enjoyed woodworking. He loved his grandchildren and followed them in their sporting events.

John served in the United States Marines in the Korean War.

Survivors include wife, Joyce Graham, Galveston; sons, Michael Graham, Hattiesburg, Miss., and Rick (Barbara) Graham, Galveston; daughter, Cindy (Myron) Myers, Elwood; grandchildren, Robin (Ricky) Murphree, Sumrall, Miss., Christopher (Christine) Myers, Fairmount, Blaine Graham, Kokomo, Kelsie Myers, Marion, and Cameron Myers, Elwood; great-grandchildren, Makayla Murphree, Rylee Murphree, Graham Murphree, Caiden Myers, Brylee Bokinsky, Dalton Graham; step-granddaughters, Stacey, Christy and Dawn; step-great-grandchildren, Jacob, Derrek, Marshall, Dillon, Morgan, Hunter, Jenna, Falecia, Jordan, Serenity and Brody; sisters, Wilma Rust, Florida, and Rosalee Dunn, Kokomo; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Elizabeth and Jane, and a brother, Charles.

Services are 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Galveston, with the Rev. Joel Surface officiating. Burial will be at Galveston Cemetery, Galveston. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Galveston.

Memorials may be made to We Care and First Baptist Church of Galveston.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.