Herman R. Graves, born November 25, 1926 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, went to be home with our Lord and Savior peacefully on September 30, 2018. Survived by his wife Evelyn D. Graves; 3 children, Linda Graves, Diane (Bruce) Bickford, Raymond (Barbara) Graves, 3 Step-Children, Janet (Oscar) Sall, Mary Ann (Bob) Spaletta, Diane Freitas; 19 Granchildren, 26 Great-Grandchildren plus two on the way; Sister Bernice (Herman) Voegele, Brother Bill Graves and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by the mother of his three children, Mary L. Graves, Brother Howard Graves and stepson Richard Freitas.
Herman’s life revolved around his loving family, friends, faith and garden and many other hobbies. He spent 41 years driving trucks and a lifetime being the rock of his family and a friend to all. He lived his 91 plus years a devoted Southern Baptist and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and loyal friend to all.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Services will be held as follows:
Thursday, October 4, 2018 – 6pm – 8pm Viewing at Darling & Fisher Mortuary, 231 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Friday, October 5, 2018 – 12:30 pm – Funeral Service – Darling & Fisher Mortuary, 231 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Friday, October 5, 2018 – 3:00 pm – Reception – True Hope Church, 400 Llewellyn Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either J.W. House (Kaiser Santa Clara), Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child or the American Cancer Society.