Robert E. "Bob" Graham, 87, of Collinsville, Ill., born August 19, 1928, in Washington Park, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at his residence.
Mr. Graham was a retired car inspector from the CNW Railroad. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 365 in Collinsville, Ill., and a member of the Masonic Lodge 712 in Collinsville, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois J., nee Weckman, Graham; his parents, George and Anna, nee Sprinto, Graham; two brothers, Johnny and Norman Graham; a sister, Delores Nance; and a granddaughter, Robin Graham.
Surviving are his four sons, Robert E. (Larraine) Graham of Collinsville, Ill., Larry (Cathy) Graham of Granite City, Ill., Danny (Mary) Graham of Pierron, Ill., and Fred (Marcia) Graham of Collinsville, Ill.; grandchildren, Jeff, Mark, Tonia, Paul, Jennifer, Linda and Lisa; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Tye of Tennessee; and a brother-in-law, Donald Weckman of Colorado.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.hakassly.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 1, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Tony Minear officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERBERT A. KASSLY
FUNERAL HOME, LTD., Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 30, 2016