Gid Graham, 72, of Pryor, departed on Thursday, January 6, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on February 2, 1949, in Tulsa, OK; the son of Travis “Buzz” Graham and Norma (Baker) Wagner. Gid faithfully served in the United States Army. After his honorable discharge from the military, Gid married the love of his life, Michelle, on March 10, 1978. In 1981, Gid and Michelle opened the local pawnshop, Green Country Gun & Pawn, of which they have operated as a family for nearly 41 years. Gid was a simple man, and he loved unconditionally. He was an avid upland bird hunter, he loved watching old westerns, and loved nature. Gid had a love of horses and was an expert in military firearms and memorabilia. Gid was a lifetime member of the Tulsa Arms Collector Association and N.R.A. Gid enjoyed participating at gun shows and conversing with many friends at them. Gid had a wonderful sense of humor and was also a good friend to many. He will be so dearly missed and never forgotten.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at the VFW in Pryor. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Gid is survived by his wife, Michelle, of the home; son, Colt Graham and wife Kristina of Pryor; brothers, Scott Graham and wife Karen of Tulsa, Alex Graham and wife Mary of Tulsa, and sister-in-law Marlena Graham of Beggs; 3 grandchildren, Bailey Graham, Ivie Graham, and Kaitlyn Shadwick and husband Chance; and close family friends, Marty Ward, Ronnie Oliver, Jake Sears, Alan McClung, Mike Kennedy, and many others. He is preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Norma; daughter, Honey Marie (July 1, 1987); and brother, Mike Graham.