East Liverpool Review
[East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio]
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. – David Leroy Graham, 75, formerly of Chester, died Wednesday night, April 1, 2015, at his home in San Jose, Calif., following a long illness.
Born March 25, 1940, the son of William and Jean Graham.
He graduated from Chester High School in 1958, and joined the Army. He became a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne.
He returned to Chester and married his wife, the former Jane Williamson, of Weirton.
He worked mostly in sales, including for the San Jose Chamber of Commerce and the San Jose Mercury News newspaper.
In addition to his wife, Jane Williamson Graham, he is survived by his children, Dave Graham Jr., Suzie Valenzuela, Amy Graham McLain, Julie Johns, and eight grandchildren, all living in Northern California. He is also survived by four siblings: Billie Honaker of Santa Ana, Calif.; Polly Linger of Chester; Bonnie Matheny Gero of Jensen Beach, Fla.; and Richard Graham of Decatur, Ga.
The family will have a memorial service at a future date at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in San Jose.
Smart Cremation, San Mateo, Calif. has been entrusted with the arrangements.
*Contributed By: Jackson Edward Wilson*