Bobby Ray Graham, Sr., 79, of Fountain Hill, died July 23, 2015 at the Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village.
Mr. Graham was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Georgia-Pacific Forestry in 2006 after 29 years of service and was a member of the Fountain Hill First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He served on the Fountain Hill City Council and was the mayor of Fountain Hill for a number of years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy T. & Mary V. Burch Graham; a sister, Martha Louise Graham and a brother Gerald Lynn Graham.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lou Allen Graham; a daughter, Sharon Trantham and husband, Gene, all of Fountain Hill; three sons, Bob Graham, Jr., of Lake Village, Glen Graham and wife, Martha, of Little Rock and Barry Graham and wife, Vickie, of Fountain Hill; two brothers, Jimmy Lloyd Graham of Porta Verde, Mexico and Curtis Waymon Graham of Fountain Hill; two sisters, Dianne Yelvington and husband, Kerry, of Drasco and Barbara Jean Stout and husband, Kenny, of Beebe; an aunt, Ancy Mae McKiever of Monticello; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Graham and Loretta Graham both of California; a brother-in-law, Larry McKinney of Ward; 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on July 26 at 2 p.m. at the Fountain Hill First Baptist Church with Bros. Gene Gregory and Jake Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in the Flat Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ralph Jones, Dale McKiever, Boyd Savage, Frank Wesson, Ray Wesson and Bradley Graham. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Ralph Hollis, Ed Crouch, Aaron Thompson, and John Patrick.
Memorials may be made to the Fountain Hill First Baptist Church, PO Box 265, Fountain Hill, AR 71642.