Douglass A. Graham, age 49 of Batesville, IN passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 at his home. The son of Gerald & Johanne (Gartemann) Graham was born on June 9, 1964 in Spain. He was a 1982 graduate of Milan High School and graduated from Northern Kentucky University. He worked for Cummins Inc. as a Supervisor and married Brenda Kirschner on June 9, 1996. He served his country in the US Army and was a member of the Milan American Legion Post 235 and the Knights of Columbus. He loved his church, St. Pius, and was on the counsel. He was also part owner of the former Cheers, in Batesville.
Doug loved giving back. He volunteered for the Batesville Fire Dept. and the EMT. He loved his country and was very patriotic. He honored soldiers through his membership in the Indiana Patriot Guard. He helped raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by setting up a poker run through Cummins. He loved Nascar and going to races with his buddies. Doug loved riding his Harley, shooting guns with his family and friends and enjoyed working on his 61 Apache truck with his friends from Cummins. He also loved spending time in Gatlinburg with his family and going to Purdue to visit his daughter. Doug knew no stranger, always had a smile on his face and was always willing to help someone out. He was a loving husband and father. He loved his job and the people he worked with.
Doug is survived by his wife Brenda Graham and his daughter Koralyssa Graham. He will also be missed by his sisters Debbie (Scott) Busching of Hebron, KY and Michelle Graham of Arlington, VA.
Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2014 from 4-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home, 1150 State Road 46 E, Batesville, IN. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Pius Church in Sunman, IN with Father Frank Eckstein officiating. Burial will follow at St. Pius Cemetery with military graveside rites.
Memorials are suggested to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or the Gerald & Johanne Graham Volunteer Scholarship Fund c/o the funeral home.