Harry E. GravesApril 23,2013
Harry E. GravesHarry E. Graves
BRANDON — Harry Ewing Graves, 59, died April 21, 2013, at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Rusty and Marie Barrows in Brandon, where he had been receiving care.
He was born June 2, 1953, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Charles David and Mary (Southwick) Graves.
He served in the U.S. Navy for three years.
He was a longtime employee of Vaillancourt Tree Service in Pittsford.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, country music, playing poker and old western movies.
Survivors include his children: twins, Jason and Mary and their mother, Debbie Pixley of Bristol, another son, Harry Graves, Jr., and a daughter, Misty Lynn Graves and his former wife, Rhonda Hopkins of West Virginia; his former wife, Patty Munger of Rutland; four brothers, Charlie Graves of South Hampton, Mass., Larry Graves of Goodspring, Texas, Mike Graves of Pittsford, and Rusty Barrows of Brandon; two sisters, Linda Lafoe of Florence, and Rene Osborne of Port Neches, Texas; 10 nieces and two nephews.
A service of remembrance will be conducted Saturday, April 27, 2013, in the Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home, 27 Franklin St., Brandon, at 1 p.m. There will be no calling hours
Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon is in charge of arrangements.
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