Ronald E. Graham, 80, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born in Urbana, Ohio March 4, 1941, a son of the late Elra Graham and Genevieve (Shepard) Larry.
On June 22, 1981, he married Dolores “De” J. (Hill) Graham in Tennessee and she preceded him in death December 17, 2017. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth Larry and a sister, Shirley Grimes.
He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Graham of New Carlisle, Ohio and Richard “Rick” (Sharon) Graham of Huntsville, Ohio; two daughters, Susan D. Scudds of Bellefontaine and Christina D. (Richard) Moran of Russells Point, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Rebecca and Sarah Graham of Huntsville, Joshua (Kim) Hale of Virginia, C.J. Costin, Evan Bright, Alex Johnson, all of Russells Point, Samantha Scudds of Urbana, Ohio and Caeden Graham of New Carlisle; one great grandchild, Rebecca Trabold; a sister, Patricia Allen of Dayton, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
Ronald worked for Super Foods for many years before retiring in 1984. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine and enjoyed bowling, as he belonged to the National Bowling Association and the American Bowling Congress.
Pastors Joe Ziraldo, Ed Beale and Bill Prater will officiate a private graveside service in the Bellefontaine Cemetery with military honors provided by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Graham family.