William Halbert Graham, III


(June 15, 1955 ~ June 18, 2021)

A Christian, Husband, Son, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Mentor, William Halbert Graham, III went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 18, 2021.

Memorial services for Hal will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, June 25, 2021 at Cowboy Church of Erath County with Werth Mayes officiating.  Visitation with the Graham family will be 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, at Cowboy Church of Erath County.  Services are under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home.

Hal was born, June 15, 1955, to William H. Graham, Jr (Hop) and Bessie L. Dudley (Jeanne) in Clovis, NM.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dr. Sandy Graham, brother John Graham and wife Jeanine of Lovington, NM, brother Andy Graham of Taos, NM, brother Steve Graham and wife Carolyn of Santa Fe, NM, brothers-in-law Art Hunter and Dan Hunter, sisters-in-law Gina Graham Fort, Netia Hunter and Nancy Hunter; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and extended family members.

Hal was a businessman, entrepreneur, realtor, and was the originator, owner and publisher of the Area-Wide Business Journal.  He graduated Lovington High School in 1973 and attended McMurry University and was a youth minister at Cisco First United Methodist Church.

Hal married Sandy on August 5, 2006.  Family was the center of Hal’s life.  He loved spending time with family and traveling.  He enjoyed the outdoors, being on the lake, and was an avid sports fan.  Hal loved music and was an accomplished singer and musician and part of Christian Band the Jesus Five, and ministered at numerous Churches in New Mexico and Texas.  He was generous, caring, kind, and was a friend to anyone that met him.  When family and friends think of Hal, the words that keep coming out is a man with a loving heart and a big smile.

Hal was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Ronnie Graham.

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