John Wallace Graham, 24, of Tallmadge, passed away on August 6, 2017. He was born in Akron on March 18, 1993. John graduated from Tallmadge High School in 2011. In 2012, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served as a Reservist. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology from the University of Akron in May of 2017 and joined Waltco Inc. as an engineer. John always kept busy and had many hobbies including shooting, computer games, working on cars and tinkering with anything mechanical. He will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him.
John is survived by his parents, Ryan and Lynette Graham; brothers, Joshua and Jared Graham; grandparents, Diane Neumeyer, John and Kay Lischak; aunts and uncles, Russell and Mary Graham, Dale Graham, Jeanette and Brian Barlett; many cousins, relatives, and friends. He also leaves his beloved pit bull, Neo.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Tallmadge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org, 3 International Dr Suite 200, Rye Brook, NY 10573 in honor of John's cousin, Dalton Russell Remesnik.