The Seward Phoenix Log - News of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula since 1966

Charles Harry Graham


September 14, 2017 | View PDF

Longtime Anchor Point resident Charles Harry Graham, 82, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer.

No services will be held per his wishes.

Charles Harry Graham was born June 14, 1935, in Albert Lea, Minn. He graduated high school and later attended some college classes. Charles served four years In the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1967, he moved to Alaska where he lived in Fairbanks and Anchorage until 1987, when he and his wife, Marsha, moved to Anchor Point. He worked as a glazier (commercial glass) and was a member of the Glaziers and Allied Trades Union. He loved reading, watching videos, playing with and caring for dogs and cats and loved playing double deck pinochle.

His wife wrote, "He was the most considerate, compassionate person I ever have known. He worked on the school bus for the last five years of his life and adored working with special needs children."

He was preceded in death by his brother, Glen Graham.

He is survived by his wife, Marsha Graham of Anchor Point; sister, Glenda Batt of Albert Lea, Minn.; sister-in-law, Linda Graham of Chugiak; nephews, Mark Graham of Chugiak and Dan Graham of Fairbanks; niece, Sally Colburn of Chugiak; daughters Michelle Johnson of Pasco, WA, Bev Cox of Kent, OH, Rose Noggles of Seattle, WA, and Margit Gerry of Homer; and son, Ron Cox of Charlestown, SC. He is also survived by friends Tami and David Reiser of Homer and many other family members and friends.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Charles to The Homer Vet Clinic, 326 Woodside Ave., Homer, AK 99603.

Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Please sign his online guestbook at


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