KEISER — Gerald Don Graham, 82, of Keiser departed this life Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

He was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Osceola to Dewey and Bernice Graham. He was a retired crop duster and farmer.

Gerald served in the U.S. Army from 1958-60, where he was stationed in Japan and was a paratrooper.

He was a member of the Keiser Church of Christ. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

He was known as “Diddle” to his grandchildren whom he adored.

He is survived by his daughter, Renee (Jake) Rice of Jonesboro; son, Gerald (Lee Ann) Graham of Keiser; grandchildren, Savannah Graham of Forth Worth, Texas, and Alexis Graham and Spencer Rice, both of Jonesboro; two great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Edwina Bunch; and brothers, Mack Graham and Paul (Carolyn) Graham, both of Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, David “Nick” Nichols; sisters, Sharon Elliot and Charlotte Wooten; and brothers, Bobby Rex Graham and Tommy Graham.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Roller-Swift Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to American Parkinson’s Disease Association at

We are following the guidelines of the Arkansas Department of Health and will only be allowing up to 100 people into the funeral home at any given time. All attendees over the age of 10 must wear face coverings.

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