Robert Emory “Bob” Graham, 55, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Central Presbyterian Church located at 402 N. College Street in Waxahachie.
Bob was born in Waxahachie on May 13, 1961, to Dorothy (Bayless) and Edward Maxon Graham. He attended the Notre Dame Special Schools of Dallas, completing his formal education upon graduation from Notre Dame Vocational Center in Irving. Bob was a member of Central Presbyterian Church and attended St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Manchaca, Texas. He was a devoted participant in the Special Olympics achieving many awards in track and field, bowling and Bocce Ball. He was awarded the Verlin Osborn award in Dallas for his dedication to serving those with like handicaps with his volunteer work. Living at Marbridge (a center for those with cognitive challenges), he was a member of the choir and served as a representative for that organization on occasion in his love of music.
Bob was preceded in death by his father, Edward Maxon Graham.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Graham; and cousins, Emily Rodriguez and her husband Joe, Tom, Wayne, George, Sr., and Connor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Marbridge Villa, P.O.Box 2250, Manchaca, TX 78652, Central Presbyterian Church, 402 N. College Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165 or St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 12420 Hewitt Lane, Menchaca, Texas 78748.
Wayne Boze Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.