Alvin Robert Graham, age 70, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022.
Robert was born on December 15, 1951, in Cartersville, GA, son of Kenneth Graham, Jr. and Willene Dobson Graham.
Robert graduated from Cartersville High School, Class of 1970. He proudly served his country in the Army Reserves. In his spare time, he enjoyed restoring old cars, dirt track racing, building race cars, riding motorcycles and music. His passion was being a DJ and singing karaoke. He was the proud owner of "Wanna B A Star” Karaoke. He was a "people person" and made friends wherever he traveled.
Robert is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Graham, Jr.; paternal grandparents, Kenneth Graham, Sr. and Lethea Graham; maternal grandparents, A.R. Dobson and Annie Laura Dobson.
Survivors include his mother, Willene Squires; stepfather, A.L. Squires; two sons: Robert Teigh Graham (Marian); David Kenneth Graham (Yumi); grandchildren, Landon Graham, Anzlee Graham, Braxton Raines, Kai Graham, Logan Graham, Koa Jo Graham, Danika Lively, Kenji Kenneth Graham; one brother, Dennis Graham (Kristi); several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to give a special thanks to his caretakers; Misty Raines Claypole, Billy Claypole and Keith Heath.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at four o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday, the 17th of July, 2022, in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Josh James and Rev. Don Jenkins officiating.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family for two hours prior to service time at Owen Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bartow Children’s Christmas Coalition.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register book.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 is honored to serve Robert’s family during this difficult time.