Graham, Paul Pannell

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graham_paul_pannell.jpgPaul Pannell Graham, 83, of Blacksburg, went to meet Jesus Sunday, December 29, 2019 at New River Valley Medical Center. He was born in Christiansburg, VA on May 31, 1936 to the late Eugene Paul and Hazel Pannell Graham. He was also preceded in death by his wife Leola Westmoreland Graham; sister, Louise Grubb; nephew Donnie Grubb.

He was Associate Professor Emeritus and researcher in Food Service at Virginia Tech. His happiness was found in serving the Lord, in his family, and through generosity to others.

He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Tammy and Greg Wright; Cathy Ann Graham; grandchildren, Anna Trometer and husband, Greg, Stephen Wright and wife, Melissa, Tabitha Mesa and husband, Josue; great-grandchildren, Jack, Lucy, Autumn, Isabelle, Hope, and Clark; brother and sister-in-law, Ted and Becky Graham; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Nancy Graham, Teresa and Steve Pettus; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Jackie Westmoreland, Sonny and Nancy Westmoreland, Donnie and Sue Westmoreland, Tommy Westmoreland; nephew, Tommie Grubb and wife, Cindy.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott Souther and Rev. Dewey O. Weaver, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 pm until service time at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.