Orvle “Leon” Graham, lifetime Maysville, Arkansas area resident passed away Saturday March 19, 2011 in Grove, Oklahoma, following an extended illness.

Leon was born on December 31, 1934 in Maysville, Arkansas to Orvle and Adah (Todd) Graham. He attended school in Jay, Oklahoma and graduated in 1952. Leon married the love of his life, Vivian Roberts, on May 31, 1957 in Miami, Oklahoma, just before joining the United States Army.

Leon loved bowling and OU football as well as St. Louis Cardinal baseball.

Leon was preceeded in death by his parents and one grandchild.

Leon is survived by his wife, Vivian, of the home; three sons, Wade and wife Debi, Kevin and wife Diane and Duane and wife Marsha, all of Maysville, Arkansas; one brother, Devon and wife Donna also of Maysville, Arkansas.

Leon is also survived by three grandsons, two granddaughters, two step-granddaughters, and three nephews.

Graveside services for Leon will be held on Wednesday March 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Maysville Cemetery in Maysville Arkansas. The Reverend Raymond Scott will officiate.

Services are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jay, Oklahoma.