OBITUARY

Leroy C. Graham

November 30, 1939July 9, 2012

Leroy C. Graham, 72, of Parkersburg, passed away July 9, 2012 at Wexner Medical Center at OSU in Columbus, OH. He was born on Nov. 30, 1939 in Parkersburg, WV, a son of the late Ralph Curtis and B. Marie Graham. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, worked at Viscose for 11 years and retired from Elkem Metals after 25 years of service. He was a NASCAR fan, loved politics, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Freda J. Graham; four children, Leroy Curtis Graham, II and his wife, Kelley of Parkersburg, Shelia Ruppenthal and her husband, Scott, of Washington, WV, Steven R. Graham and his wife, Beverly of Parkersburg, , and Keith Daniel Graham of Mineral Wells; fourteen grandchildren, Ryan, Amber, Brittany, Courtney, Sarah, Sonya, Matthew, Megan, Jonathan, Justin, Jordan, Abigaile, Nicholas, and Christopher; four great-grandchildren, Devin, Mia, Abby, and Leo; one brother, Howard Graham of Cleveland, OH; three sisters, Shirley Smith and Nina Ruble, both of Mineral Wells, and Norma Jean Graham of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Bill Graham. Services will be held at noon on Thursday, July 12 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Lynn Roush officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens with full military rites provided by the American Legion Post 15. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sunsetparkersburg.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Marilyn Pawlaczyk

July 23, 2012

Dear Freda and family.I dont't know if you remember me or not,we graduated together from Waterford in 1962. I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. Our sympoties to all your family.

Helen Eakin

July 12, 2012

Will keep you all in our prayers, so sorry for your loss

PAMELA RUBLE

July 11, 2012

MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE GRAHAM FAMILY. I WORKED WITH YOUR DAD AT ELKEM FOR MANY YEARS IN ELMAG DEPARTMENT AND HE WAS A GREAT MAN AND WONDERFUL FAMILY MAN . LEROY TALK OFTEN OF HIS LOVING WIFE AND GREAT KIDS HE HAD SO PROUD OF EACH OF YOU ALL. KNOW THAT I YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS AND THAT JESUS HAS YOUR LEROY IN HIS ARMS AND WILL TAKE GOOD CARE OF HIM TILL YOU ALL MEET AGAIN TILL THAT DAY JUST GIVE YOUR HEART TO JESUS AND HE WILL HEAL THE PAIN AND SORROW GOD BLESS YOU . LEROY WAS A VERY WONDERFUL PERSON AND WILL NEVER FORGET HIM THINKING OF YOU ALL......... PAMELA ROBERTSON RUBLE

kevin&karen vincent

July 11, 2012

Our prayers are with you.

Rebekah Parks

July 11, 2012

Aunt Fredia, Sheila, and family, my deepest condolences. I am heart broken as well as you all are...words can't explain...Uncle Leroy was close to my heart and he will be greatly missed. I wish Austin and I could be there but you all are in my prayers. May God Bless you all with the strengh and understanding. Love and miss you.

July 11, 2012

Freda, Sheila and family, I am so sorry to hear about Leroy. I probably wont be able to make it to the funeral home, but want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry & Ava James

Angela Pratt

July 11, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you all, so sorry. Love cousin Angie

FROM THE FAMILY

U.S. Navy 1958-1962

FROM THE FAMILY

Wedding Day - July 23, 1963

FROM THE FAMILY

Wedding Day - July 23, 1963