Thomas Graham, age 62 of Perry, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2 p.m. with a Memorial service being held at 3 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Burial will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at Adel, Iowa on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be sent at

Thomas Eugene Graham was born on February 3, 1956 at Des Moines, IA to Gene Harvey and Wanda Maxine (York) Graham. He attended East High School in Des Moines. He joined the Marines in 1974 and served in Vietnam. He worked at Firestone and several years in construction.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, coaching baseball at Grandview Little League, watching sports. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

In death he rejoins his parents, Gene and Wanda Graham.

Left to cherish Thomas’s memory are his son, Shawn (Kara) Graham, Perry, IA, grandchildren, Dominic Rinner, Owen Kalina, Lane Graham and Paisley Graham, brother, Gary Graham, Altoona, IA and a sister, Debbie Hawk, Pella, IA.