Lyndell Graham, age 87, of Russellville, Ky., passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at the Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green, Ky.

He was born in Butler County, Ky. on April 26, 1930, to the late Oather Lyndell Graham and Gladys Jones Graham.

Lydell was a member of the Second Baptist Church, was a retired Chief Master Sargent in the United States Air Force after 22 years and 2 months and worked with the Rolling Hills Golf Course. During his military career he traveled to many places including Tokyo, Japan and retired to Fort Walton, Fla. with his wife Nina. He was an avid golfer and loved working in his yard.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Nina Jean Maxwell Graham.

He is survived by his special friend, Charlotte Appling of Russellville; three nieces, Penny Fields (Mark) of Bowling Green, Cindy Holman (Greg) of Louisville and Kim Hunt of Bowling Green, and two sisters, Helen Graham and Elaine Leach, both of Bowling Green.

Funeral services for Lyndell Graham will be conducted Thursday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Bob Barnes and Bro. Michael Duff officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin at the funeral home Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m.

Pallbearers are Mark Fields, Shane Fields, Greg Holman, Ben Holman, Chris Mallory and Tony Newman.