Robert P. Graves Jr.


Robert Pearl Graves Jr., 92, of Anderson, passed away on July 8, 2019, at his residence.
He was born in Harlan County, Kentucky, on Jan. 7, 1927, to Robert Sr. and Grace (Elliott) Graves.
Robert retired as an electrician from Guide Division of General Motors in 1981 after 30 years of service. He was a member of Solar Masonic Lodge, First Church of the Nazarene, and past president of the Board of Lampco Credit Union.
Robert enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Emma Jean (Moore) Graves of Anderson; son, Bob (Diana) Graves of Anderson; grandson, Joseph (Kristi) Graves; great-grandchildren, Josie and Lucas Graves, all of Anderson; siblings, Pauline Meeks, Delmar (Mary Lou) Graves, Elizabeth (Gene) Crawford; and several nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his siblings, Sam Graves, James Graves, Wilford Graves, Clyde Graves, Frankie Graves Eller, Charles Graves.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, 515 E. 53rd St., Anderson, with Pastor Gary Cable officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Nazarene Church of Anderson.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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Roger Hill family
Jul 14, 2019
Jean, you know full well what Bob has meant to our family over the past 65 years or so. Our hearts go out to you and Bobby and his extended family. I think Bob was Dad's best friend. We are away in India but with you there in spirit.