Funeral services for Charlie Bryan Graham, 76, of Needville were
Friday, Dec. 5, 2003 from Nelsonville Brethren Church with Rev.
officiating. The service began at 11 a.m. Interment was in the
Cemetery in Nelsonville.
Serving as pallbearers were A.G. Ollre, Dr. Russell Stander Jr.,
Ragsdale, Mike Fryar, Dude Smith, Billy Butcher and Darrell Farmer.
Mr. Graham was born in Houston, Texas to parents Charlie and Margie
Graham. He was raised in the Houston area and attended Regan High
After serving his country in the United States Navy, he began a
working for the Harris County Sheriffs office and later the City of
as Health Inspector. Charlie married Shirley Platte in Nelsonville
16, 1957. A lifelong rodeo participant, Charlie was inducted to the
Professional Cowboy Association Hall of Fame in 1999.
Charlie Bryan Graham died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003 in Richmond,
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Shirley Graham of Needville;
Charlie "Boots" Graham and wife Kim of Damon; daughter Patti Marie
and husband Lester of Magnolia; grandsons Casey Bryan Graham and
Joseph Burnett; numerous great grandchildren, and many many friends.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Margie
brother Thomas Graham and sister Lucy Butcher.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nelsonville Brethren
Church Road, Bellville, Texas 77418 or The Rosenberg Brethren Church
Sixth Street, Rosenberg, Texas 77471.
Funeral services were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral
Posted by Joy Neely