Roy L. Graves

Born in Decatur, AL

Departed on August 14, 2012 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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GRAVES, ROY L. – Age 86 of Hendersonville for 49 years, passed away at home surrounded by his family. He was born August of 1925 in Decatur, AL to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ernest Graves he later moved to the Nashville area at age 7. He was a graduate of East High School in Nashville. He then served his country in the United States Navy in WWII aboard the destroyer USS Cogswell in the south Pacific. He was a retired member of Genesco after 40 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 28 years, Eva Dee Graves; son, Steven Graves. Survived by his son, Michael Graves; daughters, Irma Sullivan, Doris Smith Christopher and Reba Frey Stanley; 8 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several extended family and friends. A Life Celebration will be held 12 Noon Saturday at Hendersonville Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Ferrell officiating. Visitation will be 10am until service time at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855

2 Comments to Roy L. Graves

  1. Dawn Melton
    August 16, 2012 12:00 am

    Paw Paw,

    I want you to know how much I love you. I will always cherish the great memories! I’m glad you’re now free of pain and at peace.
    I love you,

  2. Gus & LaRhett Melton
    August 16, 2012 12:00 am

    To the entire Graves Family, our deepest sympathy. Mike will be missed. Love, Gus & La’Rhett Melton