Jeffery Darryl "Bodene" Graham

February 3, 1958 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 60)

Jeffery Darryl Graham “Bodene”


Graveside services will be at 11:00 am Thursday September 27, 2018 at Hokes Bluff Cemetery for Jeffery Darryl Graham, age, 60, of Hokes Bluff who passed away on September 24, 2018. Brother Mike Howington will officiate.  Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.


Jeff was a native of Hokes Bluff, AL. He was a 1976 graduate of Hokes Bluff High School and won an All Star award in 1975 for football. He graduated from Paramedic School in 1978.  He got a Certificate of Commendation from Rainbow City in 1981 for life saving efforts of two victims in an accident that happened in 1981.  He was an EMT for Ft. McClellan in 1984, and also at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1987.  He retired from Gadsden Fire Department after more than 42 years as a Paramedic and Fireman.  He was also with Hokes Bluff Volunteer Fire Department.  His last place of employment was with Jeff Phillips Electrical Contractors.  Jeff was an avid Harley Davidson Motorcycle Rider. He loved dogs and was a skilled Carpenter.  Jeff made a difference in the lives of many people.


He is preceded in death by his parents: Ralph and Mary Carolyn Graham; brother: Terry Graham.


He is survived by his son: Gavin Graham; sister: Donna Graham; girlfriend: Teri Teal Leinen.  


Pallbearers will be Gavin’s co-workers at Big Oak Garage.


Honorary Pallbearers will be Gadsden Fire Department.


Special thanks to Fourth Floor SICU at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hokes Bluff Volunteer Fire Department or Gadsden Humane Society.


There will be no visitation.


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