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In Memory of

Robert Alfred Graves

July 10, 1932 - November 23, 2016

Obituary


84, passed away November 22, 2016.

Born in Nashville, he was a 1950 graduate of Chattanooga City High School and a 1954 graduate of Tennessee Tech University, where he met his wife, Ann Ogle Graves. He spent 2 years in the Army Signal Corps in Ft. Gordon, Georgia before beginning a successful 50 year career in sales and marketing with The Burroughs Corporation, McQuiddy Office Designers, Alma Desk Company, and Banner Express. Bob was an active member of Hillwood Country Club for 42 years and a past member of Glendale and Judson Baptist...

84, passed away November 22, 2016.

Born in Nashville, he was a 1950 graduate of Chattanooga City High School and a 1954 graduate of Tennessee Tech University, where he met his wife, Ann Ogle Graves. He spent 2 years in the Army Signal Corps in Ft. Gordon, Georgia before beginning a successful 50 year career in sales and marketing with The Burroughs Corporation, McQuiddy Office Designers, Alma Desk Company, and Banner Express. Bob was an active member of Hillwood Country Club for 42 years and a past member of Glendale and Judson Baptist Church. He was past President of the Tennessee Tech Alumni Association and followed his beloved Golden Eagle football team throughout his years.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, “Chick” and Lucille Graves and wife, Ann Ogle Graves.

He is survived by daughter, Julie Graves Wright; son, Brad Graves; grandchildren, Matt (Katie) and Will (Lawrence) Graves, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from two o' clock in the afternoon until four on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at eleven-thirty in the morning on Monday, November 28, 2016 with visitation one hour prior. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tennessee Tech Foundation, 1 William L. Jones Dr., Cookeville, TN 38505. The family sincerely thanks the staff at Brookdale Bellevue for their service and loving care of Bob over the years.