SARATOGA SPRINGS – Bryan Graham, age 62, peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on December 17, 1955 in Newton, Kansas, the son of Wanda Murphy Graham and the late Billy Joe Graham.
Bryan was a truck driver for Kivort Steel in Waterford, NY. Trucking has always been a large part of Bryan’s life. He loved the outdoors, fishing, golfing, NASCAR, and flying with his brother-in-law Joe. Bryan was a jack of all trades. He truly enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends, taking care of the house, and helping others. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his daughter and daughter-in-law. Bryan had a giant personality and a beautiful gentle spirit.
Bryan is survived by his beloved wife, Kathleen Graham; mother, Wanda Graham; daughter, Crystal Graham (Amy Ielapi); brothers, Jim Graham, Steve Graham; sisters, Carol Stucky (Duane), Lynn Graham - Newfer, Mary Thompson (Sheldon); brothers and sisters-in-law, Pat & Yvonne West, Joe & Julie West, Stephen & Sybille Norris, Jim West (Sandy), Mary Jean & Alan Darby, Nellie Norris, Denci Freeri, several nieces, nephews cousins and extended family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Billy Joe Graham; father-in -law, Joseph Norris; mother-in-law, Joyce Keightley; sister, Diane Kay Graham; brother-in-law, Mike Newfer.
A funeral service will be held at 8 pm on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, New York. Family and friends may call from 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm prior to the service.
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