Obituary of John Graham
968John W. Graham, 73, of Noblesville, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Carmel Health and Living Community. John was born February 25, 1945 to Stanley and Juanita (Clark) Graham in Noblesville. John is preceded in death by his parents.
His childhood years were filled with many family road-trip adventures. He and his siblings saw the country from the back seat of their parents’ car. They loved going camping at Dietz Lake, Myrtle Beach, Daytona Beach, the Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, California, and everywhere in between.
As a teen, John bagged groceries at Standard Supermarket and was a pin setter at the local bowling alley. He bought himself the first of many Corvettes while finishing high school. He then went on to study as a journeyman model maker under his older brother Neal. He was regarded as one of the best in the business. In 1989, he founded Feeding Concepts, Inc. which is currently owned by his son, John Graham II.
He continued his love of travel by taking his own family camping in their motor home all over Indiana. His greatest passion was his many Corvettes. He collected and showed classic Corvettes and Camaros at many of the local car shows in town, alongside his best friend, Jim ‘Brownie’ Brown. He was a member of the Noblesville Elks Club. John was an avid and skillful golfer and enjoyed playing at Fox Prairie Golf Course. His favorite hobby was being an amateur ham radio operator and had a full command center in his home.
He is survived by his son, John W. (Sharon) Graham II; four grandchildren, Candice, Kevin, James, and Claire; his sister, Dianne (Don) Holbrook; two brothers Mike and Neal (Phyllis) Graham; and nephews, cousins and several special long-time friends.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville with visitation beginning at 5:00 pm prior to the service. Pastor Ray Hilbert will be giving a message. A private burial at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Indiana Office. 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46250.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John
Graham Saturday March 24 2018.SOURCE