- 67 years old
- Date of birth: Nov 9, 1947
- Place of birth:
Deland, Florida, United States
- Date of passing: Oct 13, 2015
- Place of passing:
North Port, Florida, United States
|One day we will meet again, but only when the time is right, when you step out of the darkness, I will be standing in the light.|
William David Graham was born in Deland, Florida. He passed away peacefully in his home on October 13, 2015 after bravely fighting lung cancer.
He is survived by his wife Linda Graham of Northport, Florida, his two daughters: Shannon Middleton and Desiree Roane, both of St. Petersburg, Florida, two step sons: Christopher Hicks of Michigan, Paul A. Hicks of Oklahoma, and 6 grandchildren.
Dave joined the Navy in May of 1965. He had a long and exciting 24 year career that took him all over the world. He truly loved it.
He retired in July 1989 from the Pentagon in Washington, DC as a Senior Chief Master at Arms and then moved on to become a Private investigator and Firearms Instructor in the state of Florida.
His career helped shape him into a wonderful cook and he will be long remembered for his ribs, baked beans and spaghetti carbonara.
Dave loved the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish. He was a devoted husband, father and friend and will be strongly missed.
His service will be Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, Florida 34241
"Dave.. I am so grateful to call you family. I love you. I can't remember when our paths crossed, but so thankful they did. We had some awesome river trips together. Funny, I just heard your laugh!! I'm sure laughing at me as usual;-)
Now you and my mom will enjoy the river from above every day. Until we meet again, know you are missed and loved deeply!
Here's to the memories that will live on,
"Mr Graham, you always came up in Terry and I's conversations. We reminisced about the time you and Shannon took us on two seperate boats to go alligator hunting, shooting at the rodents on the banks. You showed us one of the greatest times we had. And it was an honor to have you come to the college I attended in Ocala to share with us your interesting P.I. world. May you and Terry find each other in your new home. I will see you both again someday."
"Every day I think of you and I really hope you know how much you are loved. You have so many friends and people whom lives you touched. Thank you for just being you. I love you!"
"My davey I love you so much. You are a wonderful husband and I was so proud to be mrs graham"
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