Wesley L. Graham, 63

OCT. 26, 1949-FEB. 15, 2013

February 17, 2013

Wesley Lewis “Wes” Graham, 63, of Big Pool, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1949, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Carl Owen and Orpah Agnes Keefer Graham.

He retired in 2007 as a lifelong, self-employed auto painter and body restoration technician for many years, and took pride in his eye for detail.

He was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church.

Wesley loved being outdoors and spent many years developing his river lot into a beautiful campground.

He and his family enjoyed many years at the campground.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Lana Lee Knepper Graham; one son, Shawn Wesley Graham of Clear Spring, Md.; one daughter, Sheila Denise Overcash of Hagerstown; two brothers, Gerald O. Graham and Vernon C. Graham, both of Big Pool, Md.; and five grandchildren, Kayla Gardner, Tanner Graham, Taylor Knable, Madison Graham and Eli Knable.


He was preceded in death by one sister, Janet Woyick.

A service will be Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at Rehobeth United Methodist Church, Tollgate Ridge Road, Mercersburg, Pa. The Rev. Frank Kocek will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md., Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Rehobeth United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Wanda Bivens, treasurer, 219 Ewing Ave., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

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