David Graves, 70, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 after a long illness. He was born on December 9, 1949 in Athens, Ohio to James and Clarice (Metcalf) Graves. David was a Veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. He owned and operated David Graves Trucking. Dave had a passion for Old Cars. He enjoyed spending the last 10 winters in Arizona with his wife, Vickie and riding his motorcycle through the mountains.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Graves; son, James (Sidney) Graves; granddaughters, Vivienne, Cecilia and Josephine; sister, Melanie (Tony) Schiro; niece, Alyssa Schiro; nephew, Tony Schiro, Jr.; uncle, Roy (Betty) Metcalf; 2 step-daughters and their children. Predeceased by his parents.
Private Family Services to be held.
Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, a celebration of life will be held at a later date at Lino's Restaurant. Updated information will appear on our website.
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