Ray GrahamMay 2, 1933 ~ June 15, 2017 (age 84)
Ray Graham, 84 of Amarillo died Thursday, June 15, 2017.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Canyon Country Church, 2600 FM 3331 Hunsley Hills, Canyon, Texas 79015 with Pastor Jeff Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa, Texas. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo, Texas 79110.
Ray was born May 2, 1933 to John Lacy and Lola Belle Ballard Graham in Arkansas. He married LaVesta Marsha Kelley on April 13, 1953 in Pampa, Texas. Ray served in the United States Air Force and was a proud veteran. After his service he started working for Tex-Evans Buick in Pampa, Texas which began his lifelong career in the automotive business. Ray worked for Plains Chevrolet for twenty-eight and a half years, and then went to work for Jack Sisemore Traveland for over twenty-five years. Ray was a member of the American Business Association Pioneer Chapter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Ronnie Lee Graham; his twin brother, Billy Clay Graham; his sister, Bonnie Sue Holloway; and a great grandson, Gyntry.
Ray is survived by his wife, LaVesta Graham of Amarillo; a daughter, Marsha Ray Cockrell of Frisco; a son, Terry Wayne Graham and wife Kim of Amarillo; a brother, John Lacy Graham, Jr. of Bucyrus, Ohio; his grandchildren, Garret Cockrell and wife Kristin, Greg Graham and wife Chylo, and Cori Pitcher and husband Jamie; his great grandchildren, Cason, Jensen, Kennedy, Kynzee, Rayleigh, Latham, Danniel, Axel and Brianne; three step grandsons; one step granddaughter; and three step great-granddaughters.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 at Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo, Texas 79110.