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March 18, 2014

Kenny Graham

FULTON — Kenny Graham, 80, Fulton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at his winter home in Sebring, Fla.

He was born on Sept. 1, 1933, in Peru, the son of Kenneth W. and Lillie M. (Zartman) Graham. He served from 1954-1956 in the Marines stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and also spent time in Puerto Rico. On Sept. 24, 1955, at the Fulton United Methodist Church, he married Elsie Easterday and she survives.

Kenny retired from Sealed Power in Rochester. He also served on the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department, was a member of the Fulton Masonic Lodge and attended Fulton United Methodist Church. Kenny loved to travel, camp and fish in Chetek, Wis. He was also a member of the Indiana State Campers, Fulton County Campers and the Good Sam Club. After retirement, he and Elsie spent many winters traveling to Texas, Arizona and Florida before finally settling in their winter home at Buttonwood Bay in Sebring, Fla., where they have wintered since 2002. He was an avid Indiana University fan and also enjoyed NASCAR. He was often seen running around Fulton on his mo-ped and liked to mow and take care of his orchard.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Graham, Fulton; children, Cindy (Mike) Clark of Fulton, Ron (Cathy) Graham of Hagerstown, Dale (Kara) Graham of Macy and Steve (Kim) Graham of Macy; 12 grandchildren, Jon (Brandi) Clark, Ryan Clark, Sarah, Jenna, Emily Graham, Kellie Graham, Dusti (Garrett) McMillen, Shondra, Jordan, Nicole Graham, Lucas, Mackensy Graham; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Joe (Donna) Graham, Denver, and Willard (Mary Donna) Graham, Winamac; brothers-in-law, Walter Easterday, Warsaw, and Roy (Dolly) Easterday, Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jack C. Graham, brother, Thomas Graham and two sisters, Delores Graham and Bonnie Jean Hillman.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Revs. George Hapner and Todd Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Fulton Cemetery, Fulton.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Masonic services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton United Methodist Church.

Online condolence may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com.

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