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“We love you Dad. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Sherry Perry - Los Angeles, CA

“Although I only met Norman once we had a good time, shared some jokes, and a beer. He had a smile that would warm the coldest heart. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Steven N. Haidinger - San Angelo, TX

“Norman was a great man. We loved him and felt very fortunate to know him. We will miss him greatly and are so sorry for your loss. Luis and Lisa...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Lisa Cortes - Pasadena, CA

FORT WORTH -- Norman Dexter Graf, 71, passed away January 2, 2012, shortly after suffering a heart attack.
Friends and family are invited to attend his Graveside Service: 11am Thursday at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Visitation: 5-7pm Wednesday at Guardian Funeral Home.
Norman was born October 3, 1940, In Waco, Texas. One of two sons, born to the late Alvis and Elle Mae Graf. He was married to his wife Aldoris, in 1958. Norman and Aldoris had three children, Ray, Sherry, and Timothy. Norman had a very strong work ethic and was a dedicated employee of Montgomery Wards for 41 years. He worked hard to provide for his family, always putting their needs ahead of his own. Norman had been enjoying retirement for the past eleven years.
Norman was very generous and frequently gave to many charities. He was a dedicated friend, father, and husband. He was a great conversationalist who always had good advice to offer when asked. Norman will be remembered for his life long passion for classic cars and motorcycles.
His surviving wife, Aldoris; and children, Ray, Sherry and husband Michael and Timothy and wife Jo, will think of him fondly and miss his support and advice. He was a caring grandfather to Sara and Christian Perry; brother Gary Graf and wife Beverly and his aunt Hazel Alford. He will also be fondly remembered by his cousins Tommy Alford and wife Silvia, Billy Graf and wife Barbara and Jo Graf. Norman will also be missed by his very close and dear friends Larry Dixon and Billie Johnson.