Henry Graham Tyson, Jr., 80, formerly of Wilson, NC, went to be with his Lord on August 27, 2015. Graham was born April 2, 1935 to Henry Graham (Sr.) and Virginia Gwaltney Tyson. He is best known as Graham, but his favorites were Daddy and Beba. He was an Army veteran and retired from Life of Georgia and Wake County ABC. He loved his family and friends. His favorite past time was shagging to beach music.
Graham was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Tyson Hoff, survived by his sister, Dianna Tyson-Farr, Melbourne, FL and his neice and nephews.
Graham is survived by two daughters, Amy Wolfe-Tarlton (Joe) Zebulon, NC, and Gina Crowder (Chris) Wilmington, NC. Graham lovingly got the name “Beba” from his grandchildren, Jim and Matthew Hinnant, and Lily, Joseph, Samuel, and Faith Crowder, and great grandchildren, Trey and Piper.
A graveside service is scheduled in Wilson, NC, at Maplewood Cemetery, at 11 o’clock, on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.
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Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.