GRAHAM, GERALD (JERRY) EUGENE - 73, Kokomo, died at 9:40 am Sunday, April 7, 2013 at home. Born August 27, 1939 in Lebanon, Indiana to Hugh and Flava (Schockley) Graham. Jerry attended Prairie Township High School in Tipton County. He enlisted in the Navy in 1956 where he spent 10 years as a Hospital Corpsman, before leaving the Navy he attended the University of Kentucky College of Nursing where he graduated in 1974 as the first male nurse to earn a B.S. degree in nursing. He re-entered the military following graduation and retired as Army Captain after 22 years of service. After his military retirement he worked for several years as an O.R. nurse and supervisor at the University Hospital Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia. While in the Navy, Jerry met and married Navy Nurse Febie (Roberta) Graham from Knoxville, Tennessee. They were married for 43 years, prior to her death in January 2001. On October 16, 2006, Jerry married Judy (Rayl Wilburn) Graham, who survives. Jerry is survived by his wife, Judy; sons Monty and Donald Graham, of South Carolina; step-son Doug (Jodi) Wilburn, of Lafayette; step-daughters Debbie (Dave) Osborn, Bloomington, Mindy (Duane) Gerald, of Frankfort, Melissa Wilburn, of Virginia; grandchildren Josh Gerald, of Indianapolis, Shannon Osborn, of Indianapolis, Morgan Gerald, of South Carolina, Rebecca Osborn, of Bloomington, and Kourtney Gerald, Frankfort. He is survived by sister Joan Preston, of Kokomo and brother Dwain (Kathryn) Graham of Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and sister Marilyn Pratt. Friends may call from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Saturday, 13, 2013 at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St. Russiaville, Indiana. Services will follow at 6:00 pm Saturday with Rev. Kurt Gremel officiating. In lieu of flowers family wishes donations be made to the Humane Society of Howard County. Cremation will follow the services. Online condolence may be left at www.stoutandson.com
. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with Stout & Son Funeral Home of Russiville.