Richard Carl Graves
December 1, 1949 - September 14, 2020
Richard C. Graves 70 of Brownsboro, TX passed away in Tyler, TX on September 14, 2020.
Richard was born in Doniphan, MO to John and Donna Graves December 1st,1949. The youngest of 4 children. He is preceded in death by his parents, His brother Arthur Graves, son Rich Krieg and Brother in law Joe Franklin.
He married Candra Underhill on June 5, 1993. He loved to work on small engines and there was not an engine that he could not fix. He enjoyed spending time in the yard, having Family Day, playing washers and just visiting. If you ever needed an ear, he was there to lend one. You might not like what he had to say but it was always honest. If you could not find him in his recliner he was in his shop with his “Little Man” teaching him all about anything from a lawn mower to a chain saw.
He is survived by his wife Candra of 27 years. 2 sons Richard Graves Jr and wife Lisa of Tyler, Gary Krieg and wife Kelli of Brownsboro, Daughter Nancy Graves and Dean Hostetler of Brownsboro. 7 Grand children Stephanie, Ashley, Amber, Britney, Lukas, Lance and Bat. 4 Great grandchildren and one on the way. Sisters Ruby Franklin of Tyler and Gloria Graves of Winona. Very special to his heart are also Bo and Susan Spelbring of Canton and Bobby Campbell of Frankston. Many nieces, nephews and friends of all kinds.