James F. Graham

Mr. Graham

James F. Graham, 64, of Tiffin, died at 9:28 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 13, 1954, in Willard, to Henry and Virginia (Allen) Graham. He married Susan Reed Jan. 25, 1975, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Attica, and she survives.

Other survivors include a son, Joshua (Molly) Graham of Marysville; a daughter, Jodi (Dean) Zeigler of Douglasville, Georgia; two grandchildren, Kenna Zeigler and Layla Graham; five brothers, Mike (Debbie) Graham of Mt. Gilead, Fred (Barb) Graham of Willard, David (Joann) Graham of Republic, Donald (Marleen) Graham of Bloomville, and Jack (Kay) Graham of Kettering; and a sister, Jean Ann (Dan) Hark of Carey.

He was a 1972 Seneca East High School graduate and, in 1974, he graduated from United Electronics Institute, Louisville, Kentucky. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

James worked as an electronics technician at Motorola, Schaumburg, Illinois, and also at RCA/Intersil, Findlay. He started and owned his own business, Air Cool Services, in Tiffin. James loved a good campfire and camping in the great outdoors. He enjoyed traveling and was a devoted fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes. He devoted his life to his family, loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed all of their family get-togethers.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883 (419) 447-3113. A wake service will be at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph Szbyka will officiate.

The rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the funeral at the church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to F.A.C.T. of Seneca County or to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

For directions or to view the celebration of life video, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.