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William E. Graham, age 80 of Dorset, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights. He was born on November 5, 1936, in Dorset, the son of Lyle & Hallie (Stevens) Graham.
He graduated high school in 1956 and went on to serve as a military police officer for the United States Army. He worked for CEI for 27 years. He loved fishing, hunting and camping. He liked to gamble, hit up garage sales and play practical jokes on his family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Robin D. (John) Williams if Cantonment, FL, Lori L. (Daniel) Middendorf of Franklin GA, Kelly A. (Kenneth) Berger of Mesa, AZ, Lyle A. (Diana) Graham of Jefferson, Coleen (Vince) Romero of Granite Bay, CA; siblings, Dorian Graham of Kingsville, Glenna (Ken) Vitez of Dorset, Patricia Arnold of Ashtabula, Judy (Michael) Ferguson of Powder Springs, GA; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Laurel F. Graham in 2015.
Honoring Williams wishes no services will be held at this time. Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to Camp Corral, 801 N. West St., Raleigh, NC 27603.
The Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson are honored to serve the William E. Graham family. Visit fleming-billman.com to light a candle, view obituary or leave a condolence.
Published on June 18, 2017
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