Robert "Gene" Graff

Robert "Gene" Graff, 60, of 823 S. 36th, Apt. 151, Quincy, formerly of Liberty, died at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 18, 2013) in his home.

Gene was born Oct. 27, 1953, in Quincy, a son of Floyd H. "Fritz" and Zolavon "Vonnie" Phillips Graff.

Gene was the owner and operator of Gene's Custom Guns in Liberty. He also was a welder and worked at Konstant Products and Knapheide Manufacturing in Quincy.

He was a graduate of Liberty High School and attended college in West Burlington, Iowa, learning the trade of gunsmithing.

Gene was of the Lutheran faith. He was a member of the NRA and he was an avid trap shooter, taking part in shooting events at the North Side Boat Club, West Quincy Gun Club and in Branson, Mo., for many years.

Gene loved being outdoors, and was a hunter, fisherman and a golfer. His grandsons, Mason and Kaleb were his pride and joy.

Survivors include his mother, Vonnie Graff of Quincy; his sons, Wesley Graff and his fiancee, Delana Koch, of Quincy, and Travis Graff and his wife, Adrienne, of Plainville; and his two grandsons, Mason and Kaleb Graff.

He was preceded in death by his dad and his grandparents.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy by the Rev. Ronald Graham. Interment will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at Duker and Haugh.

MEMORIALS: To the Graff family

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home, Quincy

Funeral Home

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1011

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 19 to Dec. 21, 2013