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Ormond Wilson "Buddy" Graham

May 15, 1935 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 84)


Ormond Wilson “Buddy” Graham, 84, of Chester, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, Weldon & Phoebe Graham; brothers, Bryan & Gerald Graham; and sister, Juanita Brown. 

He is survived by his children, Kathy Graham Pettus (Mike), Janet Graham Mauler (Tom), and Walter Ormond Graham (Debbie); grandchildren, Rhonda Steele (Andrew), Jennifer Holmes, and Tim Holmes (Hannah); and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brothers, David (Anita) & Ronald Graham; sister, Isabelle Cole; sister-in-law, Marie Boerner; devoted friend, Emily Glidewell; “adopted” son, Merle Glidewell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2020 at Central Baptist Church, 1500 Courthouse Road, North Chesterfield, Virginia 23236, with entombment to follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834. 

In memory of Buddy Graham, memorial donations may be made to Bon Secours Community Hospice House, 1133 Old Bon Air Road, N. Chesterfield, Virginia 23235.  Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com


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March 15, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Funeral Service
March 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Central Baptist Church
1500 Courthouse Road
N. Chesterfield, VA 23236

Entombment following funeral service

Sunset Memorial Park
2901 W. Hundred Road
Chester, VA 23831

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