Robert E. "Bob" Graham, 80, of Monroeville, died Sunday morning, Nov. 9, 2008, in SteinHospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
He was born April 23, 1928, in Norwalk, and was a life-longresident of Monroeville. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was employed as a driver for the Maple City Ice Co.,Norwalk, prior to his retirement. Previously he drove for the Batesville Casket Company and had owned the former John Millis Trucking Company. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville.
He is survived by four sons, Ron (Bonita) Graham of Gilbert, Ariz., Jeff (Annette) Graham of Queen Creek, Ariz., Mark (Tamie) Graham of Gilbert, and Jim (Melissa) Graham of Sandusky; one daughter, Mary Wolf of Monroeville; nine grandchildren, Nicholas, Katie, Natalie, Sam, Clayton, Dusty, Chris, Emily and Zachary; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Therese D. (Camp) Graham, in 2003; one son, Joe Graham, in 1978; and his parents, Ralph and Irene Graham.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. Tuesday until a Christian Burial Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 66 Chapel St., Monroeville.
The Revs. Kenneth J. Lill and Alfred Camp will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Monroeville. Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe St., is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.