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“Just a note to give all of you are condolences for your family in the loss of Jerry. He was a great guy an will be missed very much. ”
1 of 38 | Posted by: Doris Campanelli, Pam Kelley & family, Dale Delong - OH

“To the Jerry Graham family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope the holidays are filled with love,peace and wonderful memories. Deepest...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Jill Fellows - Thornville, OH

“Wilma and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have great memories of Jerry at the Legion (especially New Years). You are all in my thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Barb (Hildreth) Smith - Glencoe, OH

“wilma and family jerry was a wonderful caring man i work with him when he was at gables center he will be missed im praying for you all he will be...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: laura - hopedale, OH

“May God be with you in this time of sorrow . ”
5 of 38 | Posted by: Rhonda Bates Pittman - Mineral, OH

“TO THE GRAHAM FAMILY. THINKING OF YOU IN THIS TIME OF SORROW-GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. ROGER CUNNINGHAM ”
6 of 38 | Posted by: ROGER CUNNINGHAM - MYRTLE BEACH, SC

“Julie Jerry D~ and the entire Graham family~ My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time!I am so sorry~ this is tough but...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Krista (Starr) Zinni - Salem, OH

“To the Graham family: My heart goes out to all of you in this time of sorrow. May God comfort your thoughts and may He always bring to memory the...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Bell - Wichita, KS

“To the Graham Family, Jerry fought a courageous battle, unfortunately, that battle is greater than we are. May the memories that you have keep you...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Sandy Fletcher - Cadiz, OH

“Dear Wilma and Family, We are so sorry to hear about Jerry's passing we really enjoyed talking to him whenever we saw him around town.He will be...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs Douglas Johnson - OH

“For Julie and the whole Graham family, I send my heartfelt condolences. I have many fond memories of your dad and whole family. He put up such a...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Tracey Moore Downs - Ellwood City, PA

“Wilma and Family I am so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. I am glad I got to see him last year when you were here and came into the bowling alley....Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Bonnie and Ed Richards - SC

“Wilma, Kim, Jerry and Jul Bug. I am so sorry and saddened by your loss. I wish I could be there to give comfort but you have a entire community that...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Marla Harkins - Columbus , OH

“Dear Wilma, I'm sorry that I can't be there in person to give you my sympathy.Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. I have many...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Jeanie Moreland Wheeler - OH

“So sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great guy even if he was a Tony Stewart fan. ”
15 of 38 | Posted by: Todd Mizer & family - Cadiz, OH

“To the Graham and Kovarik families - we extend our deepest sympathy for your loss. Memories last forever. ”
16 of 38 | Posted by: Bud and Dianne Deaton - Cadiz, OH

“Wilma and Family, I am really sorry for your loss. I will always remember our camping trips at Sally Buffalo and Canfield. I will always remember...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Andrea Davis - Cadiz, OH

“We are thinking of the entire family. ”
18 of 38 | Posted by: sherri sumner - pawleys island, SC

“Aunt Wilma & Family... I always tell everyone that has lost a dear one, now is the time to hold on to those precious memories. That is one thing no...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Bill and Linda Smith - Wellsburg, WV

“Graham Family, We would like to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of a very good man, Jerry. We had the privileged of known and working...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Steve & Sharon Jones - Cadiz, OH

“Dear Wilma, It's hard to know what to say at a time like this other than..I'm so sorry for your loss. I just wanted you to know that I am thinking of...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: Rita Butler - Bloomingdale, OH

“Wilma, We send you and your family our deepest sympathies. Please know we are thinking of you. ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Larry & Sue Timmons - Ashland, OH

“We want to extend our sympathies to Jerry's family. ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Ron & Pat Eberhart - Clermont, FL

“Dear Wilma & family, I remember all those campouts, races, get togethers, dinner dances, fire department functions, and especially the friendship...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Albert & Rene Peters - Cadiz, OH

“Dear Wilma - It has been many years since I have seen you or Jerry. From his obituary you can see he was loved by many and accomplished alot in...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: patricia a thomas lee - Delaware, OH

“Dear Wilma & Family, So sorry to hear about Jerry. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Sincerely, Tina ”
26 of 38 | Posted by: Tina Davis - Dover, OH

“Goodbye my friend. A million memories between our families. Your family will always be part of mine and mine a part of yours. Wilma, Kim, Jerry Dee,...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Judy Kelley - Cadiz, OH

“so sorry for your last had lots of good times at sally buffalo jerry and i (curly) had our times but we was always friends in the end have lots of...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: curly & debbie dixon - cadiz, OH

“Wilma,Kim,Jerry,Julie and Famlies, I am thinking of you during this very difficult time. I always enjoyed razzing Jerry and he always gave me a...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Gerri Reppart Toole - Bowerston, OH

“Dear Wilma and Family we are so sorry to hear about Jerry's passing. May memories of all the wonderful moments in your lives and the comfort of our...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Bud and Dolores Sullivan - FL

“WILMA JULIE AND FAMILY WE ARE SO SORRY TO HERE ABOUT THE PAAING OF YOUR HUSBAND AND FATHER MAY GOD TAKE CARE OF YOU ALL AT THIS TIME. I WILL BE...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: DAVID MISER - CADIZ, OH

“wilma,julie and family so sorry for you lost,you have my condolences,and my prayer,s from a retired, member cadiz emg aguad, and a cancer surving...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: bill cannon - senecaville, OH

“Wilma and Family, Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Jerry. We were remembering when we visited you at the beach house and hung out for the...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Mary Jo McConaughy - Andrews, SC

“Wilma & family: So sorry to read of Jerry's death. I shared many good times with Jerry in fire dept.,Eagles & Legion & our love of Nascar. He fought...Read More »
34 of 38 | Posted by: Stu & Carol Reppart - Palmetto, FL

“Please accept my sincerest condolences. I was very saddened to hear of your loss. ”
35 of 38 | Posted by: Cheryl Parsons - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Wilma, Kim, Jerry and Julie and family: Dave and I are so sorry about Jerry. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: Dave, Gina and Angi Ferri - Cadiz, OH

“Wilma, Kim, Jerry D. and Julie, We are so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. It was really quite a long road for him, but it led straight to a much...Read More »
37 of 38 | Posted by: Michelle & Randy Curry - OH

“Wilma,Kim,Jerry,Julie and Family I am so sorry to hear about Jerry. My thougts and Prayers are with each one of you. From Donna,Archie,Bo-J and Katie. ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Archie and Donna Best - Jewett, OH


Jerry D. Graham, 65, Cadiz, died Friday, December 11, 2009 at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, Ohio. He was born February 15, 1944 in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Elmer (Mose)Smith Graham and the late Doris Custer Graham Mallernee. Jerry was a member, Vice President and former Chief of the Cadiz Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Tri County Firemen's Association and the Cadiz Emergency Squad, the Sons of the American Legion, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2162, was a former Baseball and Softball Coach, and was an avid follower of the Husky sports teams. He was a retired employee of Weirton Steel Corporation and more recently worked at Modern Auto Parts and Rural Transit, Gable Care Center and the Carriage Inn of Cadiz. He loved camping at Sally Buffalo Park, and was an avid NASCAR fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters. Surviving are his wife Wilma Milliken Graham; a son, Jerry Graham, Jr. of Cadiz; 2 daughters: Kimberly Cox of Surfside Beach, SC and Julie (Randy) Kovarik of Cadiz; nine grandchildren: William (B.J.) Kuhn, Kelsey and Kourtney Cox, Jacob, Jack, Trey and Taryn Graham, Jessica Keadle and Tristen Kovarik; a brother, Roger Graham of Ogden, KS; three sisters, Nedra Boggs of Wintersville, Ann Barnhart of VanWert, OH, and Donna Neely of Smithfield. Friends may call Sunday, 2-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 14, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, 154 W. Market St. with Rev. R. J. Leek officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Cadiz VFD, c/o George Campbell, 107 Jones Ave., Cadiz, OH 43907 or to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, and Rayland, OH 43943. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com

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