Obituary of Jimmie Lee Graham
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Jimmie Lee Graham,
78, of Kingwood, WV, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020, at his home.
The son of the late J. Willis and Thelma Virginia Graham, he was born on June 27, 1942, in Albright, WV.
Jim retired in 2003 from Graham Chevrolet. Prior to working side by side with his brother selling cars, he worked at Dinsmore Tire and the Equitable Life Insurance Co. He was a member of the Bruceton-Brandonville VFD before moving to Morgantown, WV, to raise his family and the Kingwood VFD upon returning to Preston County. Jimmie was a Methodist by faith.
Jimmie is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 59 years, Lola Mae; three daughters: Tammy Harper of Kingwood, Teresa (Pat) Richardson of Morgantown, and Tonya (Shawn) Prickett of Huntsville, AL; grandchildren: Stacy (Zach) Miller, Trevor and Shaelyn Prickett, and Camden Richardson; step-grandchildren: Rick (Teresa) Harper, Kim (Bryan) Hoffman, Kristin Richardson, and Jessica (Ryan) Matala; nine step-great-grandchildren; and his great-granddaughter, Molly Jo Miller, who always made him smile and his eyes twinkle.
Jim is the last surviving member of his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jackie Benton and Berlin Gay; in-laws, Guy and Goldie Wolfe; brother-in-law, Wendell Wolfe; and son-in-law, Tom Harper.
Family and friends will be received at the Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, Friday, September 25, 2020, from 2:00 until the 4:00 p.m. memorial service, with Rev. Willard Rowan officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers’ Association, WV Chapter or the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.
Due the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of everyone attending the visitation, visitors are asked to wear a face covering and to practice social distancing.