GRAVES, Steve, 62 of Zephyrhills and formerly of Silver Spring, MD suddenly passed away April 18, 2013 at Pasco Regional Medical Center. Prior to retirement he was a longtime employee of the Montgomery County Government and was a lifetime member of the Kensington Volunteer Fire Dept. Some of his memberships included Wheaton Moose Lodge, USBC, NCABA Hall of Fame, FUMC of Zephyrhills, and Millian Memorial UMC in Rockville, MD. He was actively involved coaching and mentoring in many youth activities. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Maude Graves; brother, William Jr.; and sisters, Betty Emigh and Mary Wease. Survivors include his beloved wife of 43 years, Tina (Buchanan); son, Jeff Russell; daughters, Tracy (Bryan) Spataro, Stephanie Graves; grandchildren, Daniel, Derek, Alexa, Melayne, Lauren and Dylan; great grandchildren, Blaize and Levi; close nephew, Paul (Chris) Taylor and their children, Gregory and Cody; brother, Gary Graves. He will be laid to rest in Maryland and a local Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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Published in TBO.com on Apr. 23, 2013