Graham Freeman's Memorial STEM Fundraiser

Heaven gained an angel, Graham Barrington Freeman, on November 20, 2019. From the start of his life, he was always filled with good spirit, laughter, and fun. He was compassionate and kind, always willing to support those around him, and was able to see the world in a positive light. One of Graham’s greatest qualities was being able to forge relationships with everyone, no matter their background or interests.

Graham loved learning and spent countless hours watching documentaries on all sorts of topics. This allowed him to be able to share infinite random facts on any topic imaginable. That love for learning motivated him to continue his education towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston. While in college he developed a love for traveling, getting to cross China, Thailand, and Costa Rica off of his bucket list. He even had plans to backpack 21 days through Italy this December.
 
Along with his love for the world, he spent countless hours researching and reselling “hype stuff.” With the help of his “cook group” Shoeplex, he gained many friends across the globe and many profits. From Yeezy shoes, Supreme Bogos, to limited edition holiday Starbucks cups, Graham knew how to make a dollar…or a couple thousand. One of his greatest to date was a minted U.S. dollar coin that was coming his way.

Everyone in Graham’s life was important to him, and if needed he would be there in a second for you. Just know that he loved each and every one of you very much. He truly made the most of his 22 years on Earth and will live on in the hearts of everyone he has impacted. His only wish would be to live life to the fullest and to remember UGK’s lyrics, “One day you’re here baby, and then the next day you’re gone.”   

In his honor and on his behalf, we are raising funds to donate to his College of Engineering at the University of Houston.  Graham loved learning and was excited to be earning his degree in this field.  Since he did not get the opportunity to finish, he would have wanted funds to be raised to help someone else finish.

We appreciate all the love and support.  No matter the amount donated, it won’t go unnoticed and will make an impact in his name.


A memorial service will be held on November 30, 2019, at 3:00 pm at Strawbridge United Methodist Church.

5629 Kingwood Dr
Kingwood, Texas 77345

Following the service will be a candlelit celebration of life at Summer Creek Highschool at 5:30 pm.

14000 Weckford Blvd
Houston, Texas 77044

Lastly, there will be a dinner that evening held at Taylor Almendarez's home. Please contact Graham's family or Taylor for the address.

Donations

  • Louann Stroud  
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Salvador Herrera 
    • $220 
    • 6 mos
  • Manuel&Mary Escontrias  
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
  • Manny&Silvia Escontrias 
    • $222 
    • 6 mos
  • Mona Cantrell 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Taylor Almendarez 
Organizer
Houston, TX
Andrea Freeman 
Beneficiary
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