In Loving Memory
January 24, 1970 – January 19, 2015
John Alan Graves, 44, a longtime resident of Daphne and Mobile, AL died on January 19, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary from complications of esophageal cancer. John was born in Louisville, KY to John Brice Graves and Monetta Moak Noland. He graduated from McKinley High School in Baton Rouge, LA and earned a B.A. in Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA. John served a tour of duty in the Marine Corp in Desert Storm. He married Kim Brashear on June 25, 1994. John enjoyed history, football, church ministry, hunting and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving bride of 20 years, Kim Brashear Graves of Mobile; daughter Kayla Graves of Mobile; two sons, Brett and Devin Graves of Mobile; mother Monetta Moak Noland (Ronald) of Mobile, AL; father John Brice Graves, Jr. (Lisa) of Demorest, GA and sister Kara Graves Marino (Konan) of Charlotte, NC.
Celebration of Life services will be held 11am on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Eastern Shore Baptist Church, 6847 Park Drive, Daphne, AL 36526 followed by Committal Service with honor guard at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort, AL. Visitation will be held in the church sanctuary prior to the service from 10:00-11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John Grave’s memory to:
Wounded Warrior Project (http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org)
Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.