Graham, John Nelson

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John Nelson Graham, 77 of Check, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, Nelson & Ollie Graham; sons, David Nelson Graham and John Anthony Graham; brother, Douglas Allen Graham; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Covey.

John was a lifetime member of the Locust Grove Fire Department and had served as Lieutenant. Following 20 years of work as a qualified machinist, John spent another 20 years of service as a highway and local truck driver alongside his wife, Barbara, before retiring. He led an extraordinary life which included being a Scout Master and an Elder in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Conner Graham; daughter & son-in-law, Karen & Doug Lucas; son, Dwayne Graham & Kathy Suroski; grandchildren, Crystal & John, Brandon & Savannah, and Ashley & Blake; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Lilly, Addison, and McKinleigh; sister & brother-in-law, Colleen & Franklin Shephard; brother & sister-in-law, Jerry & Ennis Graham; and special friends, Sandy & Earl Clower and David & Nina Conroy.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in the Wilson Cemetery with President Alec Carson, John Passic, and Dwayne Graham officiating.