Joel Dwight Graham
Joel Dwight Graham, 63, of Rockdale, passed away peacefully at 6:30 a.m. Feb. 17, 2020, in Temple. He was surrounded by family and visited by friends in his final days and hours during his short battle with cancer.
Joel was born Jan. 8, 1957, in Dallas, to Dwight and Frances (Newton) Graham. He graduated from Troup High School in 1975 and later attended Tyler Jr. College. He spent most of his working career in sales and service. He married Ann-Marie Finnell in 1991 and together they had one son, Hunter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dwight and Frances Graham; along with his paternal grandparents, Bill and Annie Graham of Mesquite; and his grandparents, Arthur and Katherine Newton of Carrollton.
He is survived by his wife, Ann-Marie Graham, and son, Hunter; along with brother, Don Graham, and sister-in-law, Jane Graham; and multiple nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. No services are planned at this time.
Hewett-Arney Funeral Home in Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.