John Walter Graves, born November 13, 1933 to Wesley and Maude Graves in Neal, KS, passed from this earthly life into the arms of our Lord on November 3, 2017. John's wife of 51 years, Joyce (Wilkerson), preceded him in death in 2008. Surviving John are his four children, one son-in-law and two daughters-in-law, Caryn Piatt, Kelly and Art Branding, John, Jr and Brenda, and Steven and Sandy. He is also survived by six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Services were held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. The family asks that in lieu of flowers that you honor an ailing or disabled US veteran with your time and resources.