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Marvin Larry Graves

September 10, 1942 August 6, 2016
Marvin Larry Graves
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Marvin Larry Graves, 73, of Congerville passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born September 10, 1942 in Princeville to Lawrence and Evelyn Wolfe Graves. He married Mary Ann Murdock; she preceded him in death December 7, 2010. He was also preceded in death by his parents; sons, Benjy and Danny; sister, Juanita and brother, Sam. He is survived by his daughter, Mariah (Darin) Wright of Normal; grandchildren, Chelsea Wright of Bloomington, Andrew Wright of Normal; siblings, Dorothy (Bob) Beetler, Carroll (Marian) Graves, Joe (Ruby) Graves, Louise ( Holland) Beetler, Nancy (Neill) Keneipp, Jim (Joyce) Graves and numerous nieces and nephews. Larry worked for Morton Buildings for many years prior to retirement. He was a member of Rock Creek Bible Church in Congerville where he started Savior Metals fundraiser for Church Missions. He loved his family and church and was very proud of Savior Metals and raising money for the Missions. Cremation has been accorded and a visitation will be held Wednesday, August 10th from 5 to 8 p.m. at his church. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 11th at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to his church or OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in his name.

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