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William Graham

January 8, 2024

William Graham Obituary

Mr. William Waldo Graham, son of the late Henry and Nona Moore Graham, was born on April 16, 1936 in McDonald, North Carolina.  He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Mount Pleasant AME Church “Cotton Valley” in Rowland, NC.   He answered his heavenly Father’s call from labor to reward on Monday, January 8, 2024.

            William attended the public schools of Robeson County.  His early work history included farming.  He worked several years as a security officer in Brooklyn, New York until relocating back to North Carolina.  He was employed by Hunt’s Construction for fifteen years and Carter’s Company for eight years a skilled painter.

William was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife; Viola Roberts Graham; one son, Ricky Currie, nine siblings; John Will Graham, Doretha Brodie, Coletha Thompson, James Junior Graham, Monroe Graham, Rachael Brown, Pauline McCormick, Annie Mae McAllister and Geneva Hamilton.

            William leaves to cherish his fond memories:  A  blended family;  Curtis Hamilton (Louise), New Jersey, Ed Hamilton (Roberta), Rowland, NC , Annie C. Graham, Rowland, NC, Prophetess Patricia Little (Donald), Henry Graham (Kim), Barbara Caple (Steve) and Brenda Graham all of High Point, NC, Cynthia Moody, Tampa Florida, Judy Green (Edward), Baldwin, New York,  Glenda Gerald (Willie) Fairmont, NC, Carolyn Hyman, Winston Salem, NC; a loving and devoted sister, Sallie Mae Winslow, Rowland, NC; three sisters- in- laws, Margarite Graham, Rowland, NC., Dorothy Hamilton and Recilla Hamilton of  High Point, NC ; forty-seven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, a host of  nieces, nephews, and a close friend, Charles Bullard.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 16, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Mt Pleasant AME Church
921 Echo Road
Rowland, NC 28383

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
January 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Mt Pleasant AME Church
921 Echo Road
Rowland, NC 28383

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
January 16, 2024

Fairmont Memorial Park
2045 Marion Stage Road
Fairmont, NC 28340

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