MOUNT VERNON — James “Bill” Graham, 69, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born April 28, 1937, in Mount Vernon, to John Clifford and Effie (Jones) Graham. Bill retired in 1986 after 29 years of employment with Chattanooga Glass in Mount Vernon. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1961.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Robbie (Curry) Graham; a son, Rock (Karen) Foglesong of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Kim (Joseph) Smith of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Rocky, Kain, Kylie, Kelsey and Eric; two great-grandchildren, Ryan and Kaid; and a sister, Betty Nardi of California.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard Graham, Clifford Graham, Bob Graham; and a sister, Eileen Christopher.
There will be a graveside service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council on Monday, July 3, at 11 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.