obit art 9Donald Graham Donald “Butter” Graham, 64, of Cadiz passed away Friday, Dec. 19, at Trinity West Medical Center in Steubenville, peacefully with his wife and children at his side. He was born on March 13,1950, in Wheeling, W.Va., son of the late Raymond Arthur and Kathryn Naomi (Grimes) Graham.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Richard Graham. He worked as a self-employed truck driver and was a member of Buena Vista United Methodist Church in Steubenville. He is survived by his wife Verena “Sissy” Higginbotham Graham, of 39 years; a son Richard (Beth Ann) Graham of Unionport; a daughter Heather Graham of Cadiz; a sister Suzy Bradac of Pinckneyville, Illinois; and a brother Duane (Julie) of Soda Springs, Idaho; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Cremation has been entrusted to the Heritage Cremation Provider.