Robert Earl Graham
August 19, 1950 – November 2, 2019
Robert Earl "Bob" Graham, age 69 of Irving, Texas passed away on Saturday afternoon, November 2, 2019 at the Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Bob was born on August 19, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of his father: David Scotty Graham and his mother: Marcella (Pearson) Graham.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother in law: Bruce Bowland.
He married Mana Mabry on April 29, 2000 in Round Rock, Texas. He is survived by his wife: Mana Mabry Graham.
He is also survived by sisters: Kathy (husband Ray) Hale of Little Elm, Texas, and Barbara Graham of The Colony, Texas.
Nephews: Trevor William Hale of Addison, Texas, and Robert Scotty (wife Sherry) Hale of Costa Mesa, California, and their son: Jamey Hale.
Mana's siblings: Julie (Mark) Henry of Coppell, Texas, Daniel (Joanie) Mabry of Weyauwega, Wisconsin, Marsha Mabry-Isbell of Carrollton, Texas, Mona (Mike) Woodhouse of Lewisville, Texas, and E. Brent (Jonna) Mabry of Denton, Texas.
Niece and nephews: Mark Jr. (Nikki), Jennifer (Jarred), Dena (John), Steve (Lisa), Shana (Travis), Joseph (Heather), Justin, Samantha, Sarah, Kyle, Brittany, Meriah, Jaime, and Dylan.
Many other family members and relatives also survive.
Bob moved to Texas at the age of six. He attended Maple Lawn Grade School, Marsh Jr High School and W.T. White High School.
Bob was an exceptional football player and played 1st string defensive lineman for W.T White High School.
He was offered a football scholarship for Arizona State University. He attended Arizona State University for a short time and decided that’s not what he wanted to do. He then moved back home to Texas and began his career at Humanetics Precision Medal Works where he worked for 14 years as a IT Manager/General Manager.
He then started his employment to Taylor Farms where he has been for the last 15 years. Bob loved working at Taylor Farms.
Bob met his wife Mana Graham in 1998 and got married in 2000.
Bob loved to bowl, play golf, play guitar, watch football and most of all loved to drive his corvette.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Bob's life will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Ted Dickey West Funeral Home, located at 7990 George Bush Turnpike, Dallas, Texas 75252.
Tim Stevenson will preside.
A reception will follow at Ted Dickey West reception area.
Ted Dickey West Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas has charge of arrangements.
- Memorial Service & Celebration of Life Saturday, November 9, 2019
Robert Earl Graham
November 9, 2019
Sad to learn of Bobby's passing. Bobby was such a fun guy and I have many fond memories of him 'back in the day'. He will be missed by all who were privileged to know him.
I will never forget his laugh -- it was contagious.
My thoughts go out to his siblings and family.
November 5, 2019
Bob was such a pleasant and kind man. He loved his family so much. I’m so sorry for your great loss. I love you Mana. Kathy, I’m so sorry. Bob was a great man. My love to your family.