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Mr. John Bill Graves
Born: 1920-02-10
Died: 2003-08-06
Visitation: 6-9 PM Friday, Aug. 8 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Service: 2 PM Saturday, Aug. 9 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ Cemetery, Lancaster, KY

Mr. John Bill Graves, age 83 of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the home of his daughter in Lancaster. He was born in Rockcastle County on Feb. 10, 1920 the son of George Dewey and Loella Kincer Graves. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of Lancaster.

He is survived by three sons, Tommy Graves (Nancy), Douglas Graves (Anna), and Bill Graves (Gale) all of Lancaster; and three daughters, Lucy Durbin and Shirley Ray (Ernest), both of Lancaster, and Delia Merritt (Tom) of Blanchester, OH. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Graves; a son, Dewey Elijah Graves; and a daughter, Della Graves.