Willard Graham age 89 of Coffeyville passed away on April 21, 2020 at his home.
Willard was born in Coffeyville on March 9, 1931 to Orval and Lillian (Sutton) Graham. He attended local grammar schools and graduated from Field Kindley High School. After graduating he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he proudly served during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged he returned to Coffeyville where he found employment with Sherwin Williams, he devoted over 40 years of dedicated service before his retirement. He was united in marriage to Patricia Masters in 1967 until her passing in May of 2000. Willard enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s wrestling matches and he made it a point to travel to everyone he possibly could. In his younger years he enjoyed bowling and was on local leagues and traveled to many tournaments of the years. He loved playing the slots at the casinos and he absolutely loved hunting geese, pheasant, and dove, and fishing ponds and the river banks.
Willard’s memories will live on with his sons; Jeffery Graham and John Douglas Graham his wife Angel, step-children; Patsy Mills and Brent Harris, grandchildren; Sarah Michelle Yates, John Douglas Graham II, Kenneth Lee Graham, Amy Marie Graham, and Lillian Mae Graham, great-grandchildren; Landon Graham, Kailey Graham, Jason Bell, Jake Bell, and Rachel Lynn Graham.
He now rests with his parents, wife Patricia, sons; Phillip Michael Graham and Tracy Lee Graham, step-sons; Mike Harris and Steve Harris, brother, Jack Graham, sisters Patsy Norris and Esther Werner.
Private family services will be held on Monday, April 27, 2020 join us on Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel Facebook for live streaming of the service at 10:00am at the Veteran’s Memorial Patio. . Friends are invited to sign the register on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the Tatman Cancer Center and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel..com