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Kevin S. Graves

Alton 02/11/2014

Kevin S. Graves, age 51, of Alton, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at Alton Memorial Hospital.


He was born July 2, 1962, in Bethesda, MD, the son of Henry “Hank” and Marie (Hitaffer) Graves. He was a welder at Neff Press where he had worked for twenty-two years.

He is survived by his parents; three sons, Brian, Shawn, Eric Graves of Alton; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Laura and Jake Blasiolli of Alton, Linda and Frank Garrett of Godfrey; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Keith and Mary Graves of Wood River, and Tracy Graves of Alton; a half brother, Roy Foster of OK; a grandchild, Eliot Graves; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 15, 2015, at 2:00 pm, at New Life Fellowship in Alton with Brother Carl Cook officiating.

A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf assisted the family with arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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