Howard Graves, Jr.
80, of Carmel, passed away March 26, 2013. He was born October 10, 1932, in Pulaski, TN, to the late J. Howard, Sr. and Bessie Campbell Graves.
Howard served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a signal core operator and was employed with Indiana Bell as a construction supervisor. He was a member of the VFW Carmel, Carmel Masonic Lodge #421 F&AM, and the Murat Shrine Club.
Visitation will be Friday, March 29, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Fishers Castleton Chapel, 9900 Allisonville Rd. with funeral services Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Howard is survived by his sons, Dr. Mike (Barb) and Dr. Jeff (Linda) Graves; grandchildren, Nicola Clark (Andrew), Ben, Josh, Rachel, Jacob, and Wyatt Graves; sister, Martha June Strock; brother, Clyde Elmer Graves. Howard was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Graves; brother, Robert Glen Graves; sister, Mildred Mitchell.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607. http://www.shirleybrothersfriends.com