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Obituary: Robert Graham

Robert Graham

1933 ~ 2007

Robert Melroy Graham, Spring City, Utah, passed away October 13, 2007 at his home after a long illness. He was born November 25, 1933 to Guy Melroy Graham and Gwen Oldroyd in Milburn, Utah. He married Ruth Rene Ellis July 10, 1953 in the Manti Temple.

Bob was a beekeeper the majority of his life, serving for 48 years as the Sanpete County Bee Inspector and was president of the Utah Beekeeper's Association. He was the Utah delegate to the National Honey Board's Nomination Committee. He derived great pleasure from his service in three bishoprics and as a temple worker in the Manti Temple. He was a loving husband to his wife and children and a sterling example of honesty, integrity, and taught the value of hard work to his family.

Survived by his wife, Ruth; children, Wendy Keller (Larry), Spanish Fork, JoAnn Christiansen, Farmington, New Mexico, Carolyn Campbell (Lindsay), West Valley City, David Robert Graham (Nola), Riverton; brother, Neil Graham, Kearns; sister, Betty Sorensen, Montpelier, Idaho.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 16th at 11 a.m. in the Spring City 2nd Ward chapel. Viewing will be Monday, October 15th at Rasmussen Mortuary, 96 N. 100 W, Mt. Pleasant from 6-8 p.m. and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment, Spring City Cemetery.