Don R. McGraw age 70 of Portland passed away Wednesday evening in Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Dayton May 9, 1948 the son of Richard and Mary (Bentz) McGraw. He was married March 30, 1974 to Sandy Miller who survives. He had worked for Williams Auto Parts for 42 years, Jay-Randolph for 8 years and Lifestream for 3 years. He was a member of Church of the Brethren, Little League Baseball coach for 16 years and active in Demolation Derby winning the Jay County Fair title in 1978.
Surviving are his wife Sandy, one son Jason McGraw (wife Jennifer) of Portland, Four brothers Mike McGraw (wife Debbie), Robert Keller (wife Bonita), William McGraw, David McGraw (wife Cindy) and sister Patricia Miller all of Portland, one granddaughter Alison McGraw of Portland. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be Friday June 15th at 10:00 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin McClung presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the choice of the donor.