Marvin GrahamMarch 19, 1935 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 82)
Marvin L. Graham, 82, of Augusta, IL died Thursday May18, 2017 at the Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden, IL.
He was born on March 19, 1935 in Augusta, IL to Lawrence P. and Zelma Marie Dean Graham.
Marvin was a lifelong farmer on the Graham family farm that has been in the family since 1860 and he has always maintained and practiced the good stewardship of the land. Marvin and his father had been awarded the Schuyler County Soil Conservation Award. He was a 1953 graduate of Augusta High School and was of the Methodist Faith. He was an avid reader and enjoyed welding and working in his shop on the farm.
He is survived by 2 sisters, Marlene (Gene) Collins of Golden, IL and Bonnie (Brainard) Passley of Quincy, IL 5 nieces and nephews, Jeff Collins of Quincy, IL, Dana (Bill) Phillips of Coatsburg, IL, Jodie (John) Felter of LaGrange, MO, Marcie Passley (husband Kevin Scully) of Port Washington, NY and Brandon (Bethany) Passley of Chicago, IL and numerous great- nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday May 23, 2017 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL by Rev. Dixie Croxton. Burial will follow at Huntsville cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to time of services Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Golden Good Shepherd Home or Blessing Hospice.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.