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Michael Royce Graham

January 10, 1962 - September 12, 2018

Michael Royce Graham
DeBerry, TX

Memorial services are scheduled for Michael Royce Graham 56 of DeBerry, Texas at 3p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2018 in the Chapel of Downs Funeral Home. Service will be officiated by step-father Rev. Harold M Coburn Associate Pastor FUMC of Marshall. Visitation will be held from 6-8p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Downs Funeral Home.

Michael Royce Graham at the age of 56 went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 12, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. The world was blessed with Michael Graham on January 10, 1962 in Winnsboro, La. He graduated from Friendship Academy. He owned and operated Coburn Muffler and Brake for many years where he created many friendships. He lived his life as a simple man with a big heart. He loved golf, fishing, nascar, and nature. He loved teaching his son all about life through the Andy Griffith Show. He compared himself to John Wayne; “A Man’s Gotta Do What a Man’s Gotta Do” He was so proud to be a Navy dad and adored his new daughter-in-law. He met his great nephew and grinned ear to ear.

Michael is preceded in death by his grandmother, Belle Oglesby Paine and Francis Graham Renney; best friend, Jack McKarty.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Melanie Graham of eighteen years; son, Dylan Michael Graham and his wife, Mckayla; father, Bobby Graham; mother, Jeanette Coburn and husband, Harold; sister, Lynn Graham Simon; step-brother, Scott Coburn; niece, Courtney and husband, Alex, Kristen, Adriana, Jenny, Madeline, and Mckenzie; nephew, Jedidiah; great-nephew, Kai David.

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DeBerry, TX

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Downs Funeral Home - Marshall


4608 Elysian Fields Road







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