Thomas Ray "Tommy" Graum

September 6, 1942April 27, 2021

Thomas Ray “Tommy” Graum, 78, of Paris, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at his home while surrounded by loved ones. Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 30th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Couch officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Graum, the son of Gilbert & Gladys Toland Graum, was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Paris. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged on Aug. 4, 1960. His career with Oliver Rubber Company spanned 31 years before his retirement. Tommy was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 45 years. He attended Crossbranch Cowboy Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Gene Graum, his parents, and two siblings, Ruth Duncan and Earl Lee Graum. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Thompson Graum, whom he married on April 20, 1962, building 59 years of family & memories, one daughter, Robbie Smith of Paris, three grandchildren, Trey Graum of Globe, Ryan Wolfe of Paris, and Rachel Murray of Newton, and five great grandchildren, Jentri Haivala, Ryker Haivala, Madyson Graum, Journey Wolfe, and Dally Murray along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends. The family would like to express their appreciation to Debra Raney, Jackie McDonald, Linda Ragsdale, special friends Donna & Andy Woodard, and On Call Hospice for the excellent care given their loved one. Casket bearers will be: Ryan Wolfe, Trey Graum, Clint Murray, Andy Woodard, Bradley Burns, and Allen Gifford.


  • Ryan Wolfe
  • Trey Graum
  • Clint Murray
  • Andy Woodard
  • Bradley Burns
  • Allen Gifford


  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Interment

    Friday, April 30, 2021


Thomas Ray "Tommy" Graum

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Alicia Robinson

April 30, 2021

Prayers are with you Patsy and Robbie and your entire family during this difficult time of Tommy's passing. We all were neighbors for years on Graham Street. We will all be neighbors in Heaven Someday walking around the streets of Gold.

Gary & Norrine Williams

April 29, 2021

So sorry for your loss of Tommy. Just want you to know that the family is in our prayers.

Tim and Mildred Young

April 28, 2021

We were so sorry to hear about Tommy, but we know he has won his race. May God be with you in the days, weeks, and months to come. Love and prayers.

Derald Bulls

April 27, 2021

Patsy and family,
I’m so sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.