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Walter Lee Graves, 59

Walter Lee Graves, 59, of Elizabethtown, Ky, died Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 10:38 P.M. at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

He was born October 28, 1960, in Adair County, to the late Bobby Ray and Yvonne Garnett Graves and was also preceded in death by a brother, Joey Graves.  Walter retired after 20+ years with U.S. Army, taught business at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, employed by the Census Bureau as EO Manager and was a member of Columbia First Baptist Church, the V.F.W. and the D.A.V.

Survivors include; his wife Charlayne Miller Graves of Elizabethtown; two sons Walter Graves II of Elizabethtown and Justin Miller of Louisville; three daughters Lauren (James) French of Elizabethtown, Rashana Hibbler of Radcliff and Lindsey Miller of Lexington; two brothers  Ray (Jennifer) Graves of Worcester, Mass. and Bobby L. Graves of Plano, Texas; four sisters Mitzi (George) Washington of Wichita, Kan., Terryl Graves of Columbia, Tina (Larry) Franklin of Columbia, Kemmye Graves of Vine Grove; 17 grandchildren and several other relatives and friends.

Private burial was in the Dudley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Disabled American Veterans or the Leukemia Society which can be mailed to the charity or to the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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