February 2, 2023

Herbert Charles Graves

Herbert Charles Graves, age 87, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on October 7, 1927 in Woodward, Oklahoma, the son of Charles Miller and Mary Ann Hoffert Graves. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since1984 moving from Wichita, Kansas, Herb worked for Arkla Gas Company until his retirement. 

Memberships include the Community Christian Church in Scott City, Kansas a the Good Sam’s Club. Herb was a US Navy Veteran serving from 1945 until 1947.

On June 30, 1979 he married Mary Cletes Gruver in Wichita, Kansas. She passed away on August 25, 2003 in Wichita, Kansas.

Survivors Include his Four Sons – Charles Eugene and Cheryl Graves of Las Cruses, New Mexico, Jimmy Lee and Vicky Petty of Wichita, Kansas, Gilbert Jay and Jean Petty of Jacksonville, Florida, William Joe and Marilyn Petty of Smolan, Kansas, Two Daughters – Julie Ann and Jeff Arnold of South Hutchinson, Kansas, Vera Jane & Vinny Argiro of Key West, Florida, Three Sisters – Frances Louise Blalock of Marlow, Oklahoma, Merle Ann Lehman of Canyon, Texas, Laurel Lee Shepherd of Oviedo, Florida, Seventeen Grandchildren, Seventeen Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, Two Step Sons – Jerry Dean Petty, Jeffery Neal Petty and One Great Grandson – John Wilferd Petty.

Funeral Service will be held at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 with Jeff Arnold presiding.

Memorials may be given to the Scott County VIP Center & Scott County VFW.

Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.