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Robert Gary Graves

Obituary for Robert Gary Graves

February 16, 1947 - October 24, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 71

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On October 24, 2018 Robert Gary Graves soared into the sky on eagle wings to be with his heavenly family. He was born on February 16, 1947 in Colorado Springs, CO. Robert voluntarily enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1968. A Vietnam veteran, his military career was cut short from wounds received in combat action, earning him a Purple Heart decoration. Robert honorably, dutifully, and valiantly served his country, attaining the rank of Corporal, until his honorable separation in 1970.

Robert had a special talent for gardening and landscaping. He enjoyed tending to his numerous plants and beautifully manicured yard. The twilight of his life was spent surrounded by his loving family and his faithful Price Is Right-watching buddy, Harvey.

His is preceded in death by his father, John D. Graves; mother, Eleanor J. Hyatt; brothers, Henry and Jack and sister, Penny. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rosalie Graves; daughter, Candice San Juan; son-in-law, Michael San Juan; grandson, Dominic; brother, Larry; sister, Vonnie and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
(With Honors)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
1:15 P.M.
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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