Graves, Johnie Kelly

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Johnie Kelly Graves, age 80, of Blacksburg died, Friday, September 16, 2022, at Lewis Gale Hospital- Montgomery. He was born in Montgomery Co., VA, on August 29, 1942, to the late Johnny Thomas and Kathleen Price Graves. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth F. Graves; sisters, Freda Graves, Loretta Weller; mother of his children, Ruth Evelena Graves; and nephew, Bruce Wayne Baker.

He is survived by his son and daughter-In-law, Keith and Terry Graves; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Jim Riegel; grandchildren, Justin, Aaron, Jordan, and John; stepson, Kenton Keillor (Kathy) and their children, John Daniel, Meagan, and Jason; sisters, Doris Baker and Mary Jane Surface; aunts, Katherine Caldwell and Vivian Long; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Carol Hargrove.

Special thanks to 2nd and 4th floor nurses at Lewis Gale Montgomery, especially Jordan, Wendy, Merete, Margaret, Annette; Nicole Thompson; Dr. Downer; and Hospice nurse, Bruce.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, September 19, 2022, at 11:00am in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Graves and Rev. Jimmie Lee Price officiating. Interment will follow in the Price Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends on, Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 4-6 P.M. at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Va.