Harold U. Graham
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1:00 PM
Harold Udell Graham, 85, of Canton died May 6, 2014.
A funeral service was held May 8, 2014, at the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Canton with burial following in Canton Cemetery. Harold was born on May 9, 1928, in Columbia; the son of the late Murrie Quinn Graham and Ettie Rayburn Graham. At the age of 16, he joined the US Navy and served his country honorably in the South Pacific Theatre of Operation during World War II. After returning home from war, Harold attended LSU and remained active in the US Navy Reserve. His unit was activated and he was called upon to serve his country again during the Korean War. Harold retired from South Central Bell after 33 years of service. After retirement he owned and operated his own business, Graham Electric. He fully retired after 20 years of operation. Harold attended Apostolic Lighthouse Church. Survivors include: his wife of 50 years, Rita Graham; daughter, Mandy Graham of Madison; daughter, Jennifer Ratcliff (John) of Canton; step-sons, Chuck, Bill and Andy Galloway all of Canton; two grandchildren; brother, Doyle Graham of Houston, Texas; and sister, Murlene Stephens of Canton.