William “Jim” James Graham, Jr., age 57, of Lake Bluff died June 9, 2018. Beloved husband of 27 years to Tammy Graham nee Caringello; loved father of Monica Woodard of Lexington, KY and William “Luke” Graham of Lake Bluff; son of Christine Moats and Bill (Carol) Graham; step-son of Dick (Diane) Moats; brother of Jackie Graham, Kelley Graham, Denise (Kevin) McCarthy, Meg Graham (Jason) Castillo, Dora Moats, Rick (Kristen) Moats and the late Candice Stribling; son-in-law of Frank and Carol Caringello. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, and a large Caringello family.
Jim was a long time employee and most recently chief financial officer for OptionVue Systems International in Libertyville. He was a long time member of the Church of St. Mary in Lake Forest where he was active in the Knights of Columbus, he is also a past Grand Knight of Council 1268. Jim served as the Advancement Coordinator of Boy Scouts Troop 42 in Lake Bluff and he was a member or the Lake Bluff American Legion.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. No visitation. Interment will be private. Info – Reuland & Turnbough Funeral Directors of Lake Forest, 847-234-9649 or www.RTfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim’s name may be made to Paws Assisting Wounded Warriors at www.pawws.org.