Vale: Ian Graham

Queensland karter, Ian “Poppy” Graham, has passed away.

“It is with much sadness to let you all know that Dad received the chequered flag and passed away peacefully last night, Saturday 2 March 2019” Desley Rostron wrote of her father on Facebook.

(pic – QVHK/Facebook)

Ian’s funeral will be held on Friday 8 March at 12:00 midday at Holy Family Church – 390 Feez St, North Rockhampton QLD 4701.


A celebration of his life will be held directly after the service at The Frenchville Sports Club – 105 Clifton St, Berserker QLD 4701.

From Queensland Vintage & Historic Karting Inc: “The members of QVHK are very sad to know of the passing of our member Ian “Poppy” Graham just last night. He was a karter for most of his adult life & a revered member of the Qld Vintage Crew. Our condolences & love go to Leesa, Desley & their family & friends. We’re gonna miss the cheeky old bugger… RIP.”