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Timothy L. Graham

November 24th, 1948 – February 7th, 2021

Timothy Lyle "Tim" Graham, age 72 of Astoria, Illinois, passed away at 10:46 pm Sunday, February 7, 2021 at OSF Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. He was born on November 24, 1948 in Fulton County, Illinois to Harry Richard "Red" and Mary Lou (Stockham) Graham. He married Donna Sue Derry on December 17, 1966 in Astoria, Illinois. She preceded him in death on May 14, 2009.

Tim was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Randy Graham and Gary (and Ruth) Graham.

Tim retired from Navistar International. He also owned and operated Graham's Sports Unlimited, the Pirate Arcade and Mini-golf, Graham Brothers Storage and the Mom and Pop Shop, all in Astoria.

He was a member of the United Auto Workers. He enjoyed coaching and playing softball throughout his lifetime. He also organized many softball tournaments over the years. He loved to watch his children and grandkids play sports. He also enjoyed an occasional coon hunt with his brother Rick and taught gun safety to youth in the Astoria area.

Surviving Tim are his three children, Kim (and Troy) Westlake of Astoria, Jason (and Tanya) Graham of Astoria, and Jamey Graham of Chicago, four grandchildren; Dylan (and Miranda) Westlake, Mackenzie Westlake, Tyler Graham, and Tanner Graham, one great-grandson Asher Graham, and four brothers; Roger (and Linda) Graham of Ipava, Illinois, Monte (and Janet) Graham of Havana, Illinois, Ned Graham of Cuba, Illinois, and Rick Graham of Lewistown, Illinois.

Visitation will be held for Tim on Thursday, February 11th from 5-7 pm. at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Masks are required and social distancing will be in effect. A celebration of Tim's life will follow at 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Tim's memory to the Astoria Rescue Squad of the Astoria Lions Club. Private interment will be held at the Summum Cemetery.

Condolences


February 9th, 2021

Our very deepest sympathy to Tim's family. A great guy and memories to remember by everyone. Tim and I were in highschool the class of 1966 Lewistown. God Bless each of you. Lorenda and Alvin Spilker.

February 9th, 2021

My sympathies to all the family.
Nancy Carithers

February 9th, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Dan Windsor and Kathy Klinedinst

February 9th, 2021

Thinking of all of you. I’m so sorry. Bobette Massaglia

February 9th, 2021

So very sorry for your great loss !! Love and hugs and prayers to all of you !! Bill and Rosie Brockley

February 9th, 2021

Lifting your family in prayers. Cindy Chaffin

February 9th, 2021

I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a great guy. Sincere condolences to all.
Julie Anderson

February 9th, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Tim. Praying for your family.

February 9th, 2021

Sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers. Paul and Carol Stambaugh

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss of Tim! Our Sympathy and Prayers for All of your Family!! 🙏🙏 Mike and Peg Davis

February 9th, 2021

So very sorry for your family's loss. Roberta Oest

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for the families loss of a great man. You all are awesome. He was a lucky man. Your in my heart all of yoy

February 9th, 2021

Sorry to hear of your dads passing. Thinking of you three kids tonight. He was a good man. Sorry for your loss. Forever neighbors. -Brian Pollitt.

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your families loss...

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss.....Anni Mitchell

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Condolences to the whole family. Russell and Glenna Prather

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss
Thinking of you all
Gary & Bev Taylor

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Alan and Georgiana Clemens

February 9th, 2021

Thoughts and prayers for the family. Tim and Keith were classmates. Keith & Christy Lehman

February 9th, 2021

Thoughts and prayers for the family. Tim and Keith were classmates. Keith & Christy Lehman

February 9th, 2021

We are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family. Bob and Melba Baker

February 9th, 2021

Deepest sympathy to the entire family. Brian Bucher

February 9th, 2021

We're so sorry to hear about Tim's passing. The Bob Graham family

February 9th, 2021

Sending our deepest sympathies ~ Dave & Angie Ragle

February 9th, 2021

Sending our Sympathy & Prayers ..... May God wrap his arms around you with his love & comfort ~ Dennis & Cyndi Ratcliff

February 9th, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Tommy and Pam Trone

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Connie gunter

February 9th, 2021

So sorry about your Dad. He was a very wonderful person. Steve and Donna Hamblin

February 9th, 2021

Graham Family, so sorry for your loss thinking of you all during this difficult time. Bob and Susie Bucher

February 9th, 2021

Graham family - So sorry for your loss. I remember being scorekeeper at a number of tournaments for him and spending time at the mini-golf course and arcade in my younger days. Thoughts and prayers for the entire family - Shelby Burget

February 9th, 2021

Thoughts and prayers for the entire family. So sorry for your loss. Michelle Fawcett

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Roger and Linda Schneider

February 9th, 2021

He was such a special Man and Brother in law, He was so loved By all my family,He was such a BIG Part of my family,He was so loved and will be missed by us all, But he’s meeting With his departed family and his wife Donna and I’m sure Jim will be there to greet him,Love you Tim ,Your at peace now You will truly be missed. Aunt Linda loves all you kids Big Hugs.

February 9th, 2021

So very sorry for the family's loss, thoughts are with all. Marsha Thomas

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. A lot of good memories playing softball with him. One of the good ones! Prayers to all the family. Dee Jones

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss he was a very caring man .Annie &Gale Beekman

February 9th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. Jo Campbell

February 9th, 2021

So sorry to hear of Tim's passing. He will be truly be missed. Lots of memories of swimming at his swimming pool as a kid with my friend Tina (Derry) Batterton & his family. Thoughts & prayers going out to the Graham family.

February 9th, 2021

My thoughts & prayers are with you all during this time for comfort & healing. You will be missed Tim. Many memories of time spent at your house with Tina (Derry) Batterton. Much love, Carol (Long) Gauwitz

February 9th, 2021

We are very sorry for loss. We are keeping you all in our prayers. Ron & Chris Phillips

February 9th, 2021

Sincere condolences to his family and friends

February 9th, 2021

Sorry to hear this. Tim was always a good man. Good friend as well. Prayers for the family.

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all 🙏

February 9th, 2021

So sorry for your loss! Tim was one of the nicest guys of all! Thoughts and prayers for the Graham family. Monty & Sherrie McCombs

February 10th, 2021

To Tim's family, Jan and I want to send our deepest sympathy to you all. As a childhood friend and neighbor the wonderful memories that I hold can never be replaced. Every time I think of his little grin/smile he used so often, I smile myself. Rest in Peace Tim.
Jewel Bucy

February 10th, 2021

So sorry for your loss, Mark & Shirley Kline

February 11th, 2021

Kim, Jason and Jamey..my neighbors always. My deepest sympathy to you all. I can see his smile and I remember how much he loved your mom. Always so kind to me growing up. I love you all, Becky (Pollitt) Baker

February 11th, 2021

Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family Gary and Marilyn Kimbro

February 12th, 2021

Our condolences for your loss of someone so dear. Always enjoyed working with him. Mary and Ora Welch

February 12th, 2021

Heartfelt Condolences
Tim and I have memories of put put golf and both arcades.
Also he was a good guy that talked to me and I with him.
So glad he is in Heaven without the pain of cancer in his life.
Sincerely
Jeffrey L. Smith

February 12th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Bob and Peggy Spencer

February 13th, 2021

So Sorry for your loss !!!! Sending my Thoughts and Prayers for All of His Family's. Sue Palmer & Family's

February 13th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Judy Wilson

February 15th, 2021

So sorry to hear about the passing of Tim.Sending thoughts and prayers to the Family.