Kirby Maxwell Graves Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Feb. 12, 1937 – Feb. 23, 2019

BUDE — Services for Kirby Maxwell Graves Jr., 82, of Meadville, who died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Brookhaven, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bude United Methodist Church with Hollis McGehee officiating.
Burial will follow at the Roxie City Cemetery under the direction of Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.
Mr. Graves was born Feb. 12, 1937, in Roxie, the son of Kirby Maxwell Graves Sr. and April Pauline Donnell Graves.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Barbara Graves; two sons, John M. Graves and wife, Barbara, of Garland, Texas, and Michael K. Graves and wife, Stacey, of Hernando; one daughter, Karen Graves-Posey and husband, Ken, of Meadville; six grandchildren; stepdaughter, Susanne Spartano of Dallas; stepson, Patrick Rhodes of Honolulu, Hawaii; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
The family requests memorials be made in the Mr. Graves’ name to Franklin County Public Library, Franklin County Museum or Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project,, 601-960-9577.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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