Murray Michael Graves, age 63, of Claypool, Indiana passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 9:01 PM In Parkview North Hospital of Fort Wayne, IN. He was born February 3, 1950 in Fort Wayne, IN to Murray E. and Mary E. (Sheets) Graves.
He was raised in Larwill, IN and graduated from Larwill High School in 1968 where he was an outstanding basketball player. He began working for R.R. Donnelley and Sons in June of 1968 and retired in February of 2012 after 44 years of service. He loved NASCAR and coaching his son Chad in baseball.
Survivors include his wife Candy Graves of Claypool, IN; a son Chad (Cara) Graves of Columbia City, IN; a daughter Jodi Langston of New Orleans, LA; sons Paul (Steph) Wiley of Spring Arbor, MI and Peter Wiley of Seoul, South Korea. Also, a brother Barry Graves of Inianapolis, IN and a sister Lucy Ruckman of South Whitley, IN. In addition, grandsons Chase and Cooper Graves and granddaughters Madison, Summer and Paige Wiley survive. He was preceded by Cynthia Lee.
Visitation hours are scheduled for Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday in the Funeral Chapel. Pastors Steve Conger and Cindy Gackenheimer will officiate the services. Interment services will be private.
Memorial Contributions may be made to:
The Catherine Peachy Fund
P.O. Box 1823
Warsaw, IN 46581