PATASKALA, Ohio: Donald "Don" Wells Graham, 85, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
He was born on January 3, 1927 in Asheville, NC to the late Charles and Gladys (Wells) Graham.
Don served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
He started his career with Bell Labs in Burlington, NC as a design supervisor and was promoted to Technical Manager in New Jersey where he retired in 1990.
Don is survived by his loving wife, Patricia "Pat" (Campbell) Graham; sons, Norman Bo (Rebecca Laris) Graham of NY, George Graham and Blake (Diane) Graham, and daughter, Renee (Brent) White, all of NC; step-daughter, Michelle Royer of Columbus, OH; brother, Frank (Niki) Reich of NC; brother-in-laws, Roger (Deb) Campbell and Larry (Jan) Campbell of Newark, OHIO; and sister-in-law, Susie (Hal) Porter of Lakeland, FL.
He also had six grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris Stallings and Peggy Wiles; and two brothers, Charles and Edward Graham both killed in WWII.
A memorial service will be held for Don at 7:00 pm Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH.
Greeting for the family will be at 6:00 pm.
Military honors will be rendered by Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Don was a member of the One Purpose Community Church. Memorial donations can be made in his name at the church at 13142 Broad St., Pataskala, OHIO 43062.
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