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Thomas Graham

December 17, 1944 — February 28, 2024

Thomas Ray Graham, 79, of Artesia, New Mexico, passed away on February 28, 2024 in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Cremation will take place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Thomas was born on December 17, 1944 in Fort Morgan, Colorado; the son of Dale and Hariett Graham.

Tom served his country during the Vietnam War, stationed in Thailand and France.

He was a rescue diver and EMT in Colorado and he was a firefighter, led a church youth group and was the town Santa Claus in West Yellowstone, Montana.

Tom was a loving husband and was a fun person with a plethora of great stories to tell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Harriett Graham and his sister Cheryl Graham.

Survivors include his wife, Kristin Graham, his niece Staci Herrick (Dan) and her children Rebecca, Aaron and Josh.


Memorial donations may be made in Thomas's name to Best Friends Animal Society.

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