Robert ” Bob” Blair Graham

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -


Age 82, of Niu Valley-Kuliouou, passed away May 8, 2012. Born May 9, 1929 in Hot Lake, Oregon to Rev. Thomas Phillip Graham and Lynnie Ethel Passmore, Bob was raised in Boise, Idaho. He served in the military. He was a resident of Honolulu for 45 years and retired as Director of Data Systems for The City and County of Honolulu, working under Mayors Fasi and Harris.
He also served as the Cub Scout Pack 115 Cubmaster, the Aina Haina PTA President and Niu Valley Community Association President. Bob was active during his retirement years serving as a volunteer for AARP, Hanauma Bay, and the Bishop Museum. He was a member of the Elks Club and the Saint Andrews Society of Hawaii. Bob was an avid and active walker, surfer, traveler, RV owner, fisherman, snorkeler and bagpipe lover. To satisfy these passions he traveled to all 50 states (with a special love for Alaska), every province in Canada (except one) and circumnavigated Australia and New Zealand.

He was preceded in death by Carol Hisako Honda (former wife). He is survived by wife Elizabeth Lloyd Noroian; sons John W. (Kathy), Thomas L.
(Claudia), Roderick W. (Tetuanui); 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; brothers LTG “Ret.” Charles P. (Alice) of Austin, Texas and Franklin R. of Boise, Idaho; brother in-law’s Ronald Y. Honda (Phyllis), and Gerald Honda (Janice); as well as 5 nephews and 4 nieces and numerous friends.

Services at Kilohana Methodist Church, 5829 Mahimahi St, Honolulu. Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11:30 AM. Aloha attire. No flowers, please.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran