James O. Graf

October 26, 1945 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 74)


James O. Graf, 74, of Rocky Mount, Missouri passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at his residence in Rocky Mount, Missouri.  He was born October 26, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of the late James John and Shirley Mary (Madzen) Graf.  On December 30, 1994 in St. Louis, Missouri he was united in marriage to Ginny (Bamert) Graf who survives of the home.


Other survivors include,


Children, Jim Graf,III of Lake Worth Beach, FL; J. Michelle Beach (Danny) of Waverly Hall, GA; Michael L. Graf of Okeechobee, FL


Grandchildren, Mary Ann Visosky (Zack) of Whiteman Air Force Base, MO; Sarah Rodriguez (Brandon) of Eldon, MO; Kayde Beach; Tori Beach; Danielle Beach all of Waverly Hall, GA


Great Grandchildren, Sequoia; Elena; and David Visosky; Brody and Max Rodriguez


Siblings, David Graf (Kim) of Venice, FL; Jana Fish of Gardner, KS; Pam Miller (Rick) of Spring Hill, KS


Aunt, Margie Graf of Barnett, MO


Many Nieces & Nephews


Jim was a member of the Shriner’s Club, Elks Club and the Rocky Mount Lions Club.  He was owner/operator of Graf Wholesale/US Plastics and Rocky Mount Arms.  Jim was an avid fisherman and hunter,  but his greatest enjoyment was being with his family and assisting others when needed.


Visitation will be Monday, March 23, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with a Celebration of Life following at the Rocky Mount Lions Club with Pastor Lonnie Simpson officiating.


Memorials in his name are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Lake Regional Hospice.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. 


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