Cletus Foy Graves (1934 - 2017)

  • "The first time I met Cletus and Jerry was at a Dealer..."
    - Lynda Laughlin
  • "While stationed at Reese AFB in 1975 I purchased my first..."
    - Carmen Louis
  • "Knew cletus for many years and kicked it few times at his..."
    - Chris Kimbrough
  • "Cletus and I sat side by side while serving on the Dealer..."
    - Del Hofer
  • "So sorry for your loss. Cletus was a great guy I had the..."
    - Geronimo Mejia

Lubbock- Celebration of Life service for Cletus Foy Graves will be held at 2 PM, Monday, November 13, 2017 at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with Pastor Rodney Thomas officiating, interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 2-4 pm, Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Resthaven Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

Cletus passed from this life Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in Lubbock. He was born December 15, 1934 in Post, Texas to the late James and Minnie (Burleson) Graves. Cletus graduated from Post High School and attended

Texas Tech University. He married the love of his life, Mary "Jerry" Ethridge in Post, Texas September 22, 1951. He was employed in the metal fabrication industry to support himself thru college and later owned sevice stations before opening Graves Harley-Davdson Sales, Inc, September 22, 1971. On August 3, 2004 he retired after 33 years. After his retirement he became involved in competive Sporting Clay events and was a proud member of the NRA.

He was a member of Broadway Church of Christ.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory are his wife, Mary "Jerry" Graves of Lubbock, daughter Terry Goss and husband Darrell of Lubbock, son Rusty Graves of Central, Co. grandchildren Angela Janusz of Little Elm, Tx., Dustin Goss of Austin, TX, Marshall Graves of Trinidad, CO, Skinner Graves, of Trinidad, CO, Leeland Graves of Salida, CO, Julaine Graves of Lubbock and Christopher Graves of Salida, CO, and 9 great grandchildren.

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery
5740 West 19th Street | Lubbock, TX 79407 | (806) 791-6200
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