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Richard Preston Graham, Sr. | Obituary

Richard Preston Graham, Sr., 90, of Warrenton, VA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Fauquier Health and Rehabilitation. He was born in Waterford, Virginia on July 6, 1932, the son of the late Oscar and Evelyn Graham.

Richard grew up in Middleburg, Virginia and attended Marshall High School, Class of 1952. Shortly after high school, he spent four years as a proud member of the United States Air Force. Post Service, he sold life insurance and managed Firestone Merchant in Manassas, VA. In 1965, he moved across the street to JE Rice Co., where he spent 40 years selling appliances and hardware. He retired in 2005, but enjoyed visiting his “second” family as often as his health allowed. In 2011, he joined the FHRNC. He started yet another “third” family there, handing out sweets to those who cared for him or at least a lollipop to take home at the end of their shift; Maybe two – One for them and one for their little one.

Richard is survived by his three children, Rick Graham and his wife, Mary of Catharpin, VA, Betsy Myers and her husband, John of Huntsville, AL, and Sid Graham and his wife, Kristin of Apex, NC; two siblings, Doris Graham of Front Royal, VA and Kenny Graham of Hamilton, VA; seven grandchildren, Sarah Graham, John Graham, Billy Myers (Britani), Brian Myers, David Myers, Allyson Stockwell (John) and Laura McGrath (Matt); and two great-grandchildren, Addie and James.

In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Daisy Butler Graham and his brother, Jim Graham.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 14, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moser Funeral Home, 233 Broadview Ave., Warrenton, VA 20186. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the Moser Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Bright View Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff, past and present, of FHRNC for the dedicated care provided to their father. Plus, to Heartland Hospice and his longtime personal physician, Dr. Joseph David.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fauquier Health & Rehab Activities Department. Center, 360 Hospital Drive Warrenton, VA 20186. Online condolences can be made at www.moserfuneralhome.com.