Robert D. Graham

Robert D. Graham, 89, of Zanesville, Marietta and Rinard Mills, Ohio, passed away Sunday (April 6, 2014) in Zanesville.

He was born Feb. 6, 1925, in Rinard Mills a son of the late Brady and Zena Cline Graham. He was of the Protestant faith. Bob was a life member of VFW Post 5108 in Marietta and Retired IBEW Local 972. Robert was a veteran of World War II, served in the 3rd Army and was awarded the Silver Star.

Robert is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth E. Lindamood Graham; and son, John R. (Thelma) Graham; and granddaughter, Amy Graham; grandson, Alan Graham of Zanesville; and sister-in-law, Mrs. James A. “Connie” Graham; nephews, Matt Graham, Tom Graham and Charles W. Rest; niece, Marcie (Rick) Graham Adante.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Norma Graham Rest, Charles L. Graham, James B. Graham and Joanne Graham.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (April 9) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in East Lawn Memorial Park with military services. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to V.F.W. Post 5108, in Robert’s name.