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Rea Davis Graham

April 22, 1938 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

Rea Davis Graham was born on April 22, 1938 to the late Joseph and Pearl Graham in Manassas, Georgia in Tattnall County. He was the oldest of ten children. He departed this life in August 19, 2019 at 2:55am at the Hospice of Cincinnati. He left Georgia in 1955 headed for Cincinnati to live with his Aunt Janie Bell. On New Year’s Eve in 1957 he moved his family from Manassas to Cincinnati. On August 2, 1958 he married Eileen Woolfork to this union three children were born Chana Renee, Re Davis “Davy” and Kenneth Wade. Re Davis was a master baker. He worked for Busken Bakery, Rubel Baking Company, Servatti Pastry Shop all of Cincinnati and S. Rosens Bakery in Chicago, IL. He always claimed his skills made each bakery famous! Re Davis loved to celebrate with family and friend. Family reunions and family picnics brought him much joy! In March, 2017 he professed his belief in Jesus Christ in the presence of his brother Joseph and his wife Ethel at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was preceded in death by his son Re Davis “Davy” Graham; his brothers Wayman “Frank” Graham and Donald “Ducky” Graham. He leaves to cherish is memory his loving and devoted daughter and caregiver, Chana, and his son Kenneth (Yolanda); his sisters Jo Ann Rice, Maedean Graham-Turner (caregiver), Geneva Collins, Phyllis Collins, Pearlie Longmire; brothers Jerry L. Graham (Valerie) and Joseph Graham (Ethel); his aunts Mildred Conner, (Miami, FL); Fronita Wright, (Tallahassee, FL); Juanita Sharpe, (Reidsville, GA); and his older cousin Richard Graham, (Chattingham, MD); six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and an extended family and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 27, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Preston Charles Funeral Home (Lockland)
400 N. Wayne Avenue
Lockland, OH 45215

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 27, 2019

11:30 AM
Preston Charles Funeral Home (Lockland)
400 N. Wayne Avenue
Lockland, OH 45215

Interment
Tuesday
August 27, 2019

Vine Street Cemetery
3701 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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