Richard Glenn Graham was born May 14, 1993, in McAlester, to Karl Glenn and Michelle Kay (Franklin) Graham. He passed from this life June 2, 2013, in Antlers, at the age of 20. Richard graduated from Antlers High School in 2012 and went on to get a welding certification from Kiamichi Vo-Tech. He was a contract welder for Two Rivers Construction and had worked in many states including: Oklahoma, Texas, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, and Virginia. Richard enjoyed hog hunting, deer hunting, bow fishing, fishing, riding horses, riding four wheelers, turkey hunting, playing with his niece, Ashlyn, playing with his dogs (especially Zues), and telling stories. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends, and they loved being with him as well. Richard was preceded in death by his grandfathers: James Franklin, Richard Dale Brown, and O.C. Graham; and many great aunts & uncles. He is survived by his parents: Glenn & Michelle Graham of Antlers; sister: Amber Jo Pritchett & husband Donald of Antlers; niece: Ashlyn Pritchett of Antlers; grandmothers: JoAnn Brown of Antlers and Wilma Graham of Atoka; uncles: Tim Franklin of Antlers, Mike Franklin of McAlester, Tommy Graham & companion Christy of Tushka, and Bobby Graham & wife Dawn of Tushka; aunts: Carrie Martin & husband J.D. of Krebs, Caroleen Manning & husband David of Benbrook, TX, Judy Burke & husband David of Bonita Springs, FL, and Debbie Baggett & husband Terry of Van Buren, AR; as well as many other great aunts, great uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. Family Night will be from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Antlers First Assembly of God, 602 SE 1st Street, Antlers. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, June 7, 2013 at Antlers First Assembly of God with Pastor Phillip Rowland & Reverend Robert Weeks officiating. Music will include “Go Rest High On That Mountain”, “Cowboys Like Us”, & “The Dance”. Pallbearers include Tyler Spear, Bryce Martin, Laramee Maxey, Riggin Maxey, Newt Brasfield, Tayler Brown, & Bobby Willis with Honorary Pallbearers as Josh Wilson, Justin Landreth, Jake Calicoat, Brandon Brown, Colt Penner, Curtis Pace, Lance Rethman, & Donald Pritchett. Interment will follow at Antlers City Cemetery. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral Services were conducted by:
Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers