Jim Graham

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It is with great sadness to announce the peaceful passing of Jim on July 4 at Victoria Hospital in London ON.

Born in Stratford, raised in St. Marys and only son of John Crawford Graham(deceased) and Anne (Ruch) Graham (deceased). Jim lost his new born baby brother who passed shortly after birth. He is survived by his Aunt Ruth Graham, Ron and Iva Ruch and many cousins from St. Marys and Michigan State. Survived by his loving wife and best friend Linda (Rivers) Graham and children Derek (Deborah) St. Marys, Angelique (Adriel) Saskatchewan, and John Chad (Tammy ) Bornholm. Jim is predeceased by his father in law James Joseph Rivers ( January 19 1985 ) and mother in law Jeanne Bourke Rivers ( Feb.21 2019 ). Also survived by his grandchildren Roman, Ashleigh, Natalie, Maddison, Jonathon ( deceased February 24 2014 ), Taima (Tye), Mathias, Hailey and great granddaughter Sophie and great grandson Sawyer . Jim is also survived by his sisters and brothers in law: Brian Rivers (deceased November 25 1998) and wife Cathy (Conley), nephews: Christopher, Neil and Julie (children: Makala, Lacey and Kaitlyn) and David Rivers. Micheline (Rivers) Rogers ( Dan ), Shelly Ann (Rivers )Healy ( Patrick). Jim was loved and admired by his nephews Jason , Jamie, Corey, Brandon, Travis and Clayton and families.

Jim had the opportunity when he was still well enough to hang out with his best buddies Mike Payton and Robin (Bird) Culbert. Jim always had such joy and laughter in his heart after touring the beautiful landscape of the outskirts of St. Marys and sharing a comedy fest between the three of them.

Per Jim's request there will be no funeral. A "Celebration of Jim's Life" will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion in St. Marys on Sunday August 11 from 1pm - 4pm

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the "Liver Transplant Research and Patient Care Fund" {FUND # 73 - 680 - 01}

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