BLOOMFIELD - Graham, Eugene M., Lt. Col., USAF, Ret., 90, of Birmingham, AL, formerly of Bloomfield, died on Saturday, the 18th day of January, 2014, at his residence.
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Born in Chaplin in Nelson County, KY, on the 27th day of August, 1923, he was the son of the late Vilas and Elizabeth Moores Graham and the widower of Peggy Shields Graham. A U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, he retired from the United States Air Force after over 23 years of military service. In 1950, he received his bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Kentucky, and his masters degree in business administration from Ohio State University in 1967. Following his retirement from the military, he was a self-employed entrepreneur and was the owner of the Command Performance franchises in the Birmingham area. He was a member of the River Chase Baptist Church in Hoover, AL.
His survivors include his son, Charles W. Graham and his wife, Cathy, of Kingwood, TX; his grandsons, Thomas S. Graham of Denver, CO, and Michael A. Graham of Dallas, TX; his brother, Thomas Graham of Colorado Springs, CO; and his sister, Josephine Hall of Bardstown.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, the 24th day of January, 2014, at the Bloomfield Christian Church with Reverend Jeff Greer officiating. Interment will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bloomfield. Visitation will be 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Friday at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the River Chase Baptist Church, 2020 Crossvine Road, Birmingham, AL, 35244. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Taylorsville and and online condolences may be expressed at www.halltaylorfuneralhomes.com.
Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
52 West Main Street Taylorsville, KY 40071
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 22, 2014