Big Daddy Graham Obituary – Death, Long Time Philadelphia Sports Host Dies

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Big Daddy Graham Obituary – Death

Big Daddy Graham Obituary – Death: Edward GudonisĀ  popularly known as Big Daddy Graham has died. He was born on May 29, 1953 was a comedian, writer, actor, recording artist, and sports radio personality on 94 WIP-FM in Philadelphia. He was born and raised in Southwest Philadelphia where he attended Catholic High School. Graham died on the 8th of September 2021 at 68.

Graham wrote and produced a collection of pet peeves set to music known as Oooh, I Hate That! which at one point ran on over 100 stations nationwide. Graham co-authored The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists with Glen Macnow, which has sold over 40,000 copies.

Big Daddy Graham’s Life

Graham was married Debbie with whom he has two daughters (Keely and Ava) and two grandchildren (Jameson and Lucy). Graham and his wife lived in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.

In July 2019, Graham underwent emergency spinal cord surgery. His spine endured major trauma, leaving Graham paralyzed from the waist down.

He excelled at all he set his mind and hands on and his songs cumulatively sold over 100,000 copies between three albums and four CDs. He also wrote a book “Last Call”, which he wrote about his father and it has sold over 30,000 copies in the Philadelphia area. He adapted Last Call into a one-man show, which he has performed to audiences at Society Hill Playhouse and the Media Theatre.

Graham has also performed as Oscar in three productions of The Odd Couple, and was a member of TROUP, a federally funded group of twelve actors who performed up and down the east coast at prisons, homes of the elderly, playgrounds and libraries for over two years. Graham also appeared in a production of Androcles and the Lion as the lion.

Cause of Death

The cause of Graham’s death has not been made public yet at the time of this publication but we will update all necesary information as they unfold.

Funeral arrangement / Visitation

There is no news yet from the family concerning funeral arrangements or visitation time. Nothing prepares a person for the loss of a loved one and so at a dire time like this, we extend our warmest condolences to the family of the deceased.