Salem — William M. Graham, (Billy) 59, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 21, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. He was the son of the late Shirley (Falkingham) and William Graham Sr. Bill was born in Cambridge, raised in Peabody and a graduate from the Peabody Vocational High School, Class of 1972. He worked for EG & G in Salem for 20 years and most recently working for HI Tek Power in Georgetown for the past 14 years. Bill was an avid hunter, and fisherman, and was a member of the Danvers fish and game club. His passion was music and playing the guitar. Bill was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
William is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Pamela J. (Scott) Graham of Salem; and his beloved son, Todd W. Graham of Salem; his sister, Deborah Ferreras and her husband, Jose of Peabody; his brother, Robert Graham and his wife, Joanne of Lynn; a sister-in-law, Patricia DiPaolo and her husband, Anthony of Beverly, his mother, and father-in-law, Peggy and Gordon Scott, also of Beverly, and many nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his nephew, Jose Ferreras Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, Tuesday, May 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will private for family only. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA. Information, directions, condolences at www.Campbellfuneral.com.