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August 30, 1950 - December 13, 2017
A Celebration of Life for David Alan Graham, age 67, of Enid, is 2:00 pm Monday, December 18, 2017 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dan Barrick officiating. Burial follows in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017.
David was born August 30, 1950, in Enid, to Duane and Evelyn (Marshall) Graham, and passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017.
David graduated from Enid High School in 1969. After graduation, he started helping his father and other family friends in the construction business.
He married Sue Dow on August 7, 1970 and they had three children. They moved to Hobbs, New Mexico, and David worked in the oilfield industry for a brief period of time. They returned to Enid, where he started Dave Graham Construction and later moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where he continued to expand his construction business. From there he perfected the art of masonry and became one of the best around. He returned to Enid in 1997 to be closer to family. He was a devoted father and grandfather, always working hard in order to provide for his family.
He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren at Keystone Lake, camping and boating. Dave was a bit of a daredevil, he liked fast cars, boats, and motorcycles.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Duane and Evelyn Graham; wife, Sue Graham; and grandson Caiden Lively.
David is survived by three children, Shelly Lively and husband Josh, of Enid; Brian Graham and wife Cassie, of Missouri; Amy Fraley and husband Chris, of Enid; grandchildren, Dylan Lively and wife Makayla, of Enid; Trystan Lively, of Enid; Gabrielle Greenway, of Enid; Mason Graham, of Missouri; Ryelli Martinez, of Enid; a sister, Jeanette Muilenburg and husband Bill, of Okmulgee; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Memorials in David's name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or Meals on Wheels, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.
Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.LadusauEvans.com.
Published on December 16, 2017
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