Joseph Edward Graham
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Joseph Edward Graham
  • August 25, 1938 - April 22, 2017
  • Salisbury, Maryland

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Joseph Edward Graham, 78, from Salisbury, MD was born August 25, 1938 in War, West Virginia; April 22, 2017 passed away and went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ethel Graham of War, West Virginia; his brothers, Bill Graham, Buddy Baldwin, James Graham, Ernie Graham, and his sister, Dreama Graham. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Lucille Graham; his daughter, Mary Eileen Murphy, her children, Nicole Murphy, her children, Kadara and Boril; Rebecca Murphy and her children, Jacoy, Alee’a, Amyah and Christian; his daughter, Chyrl Ruff and husband, David; their daughter, Jennifer Scott, husband Shawn, and their children, Hunter and Angeline; daughter, Mary Reza, husband Carlos (Chino) and son, Carlos; daughter, Bethany Ruff and Filiberto Pineda, and son, David. His son, Joseph Graham and Cindy and their children, Daniel Graham, and his daughter Maddix; daughter, Tawney and Michael Jaquith; and daughter Tina Marie Graham. Mr. Graham is also survived by his brother, Harry Jones, Freddy Jones, Michael Jones from Salisbury, MD and Pat Graham from War, WV; and his sister, Elizabeth Morris from Salisbury, MD; along with many nieces and nephews, and his beloved dogs, Skip and Bella. Mr. Graham was a lifetime member of Delmarva Evangelistic Church, which he was one of the major supporters in helping to build their new church. He enjoyed singing in the church choir on Sundays and on many different occasions. He also served as a Deacon of the church, Sunday Greeter and Usher. He also enjoyed his time serving as Sunday School Bus Driver. He also liked fishing and pitching horseshoes. Services will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Viewing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with services following at the Delmarva Evangelistic Church, 408 Gordy Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Pastor Robert “Buzz” Gregory will officiate. Interment will be in Wicomico Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that donations can be made to Delmarva Evangelistic Church at the above address.