Paul David Graves

Published 4:45pm Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Paul David Graves, 61, of Birmingham, passed away on Sept. 29 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster.

He was born in Birmingham on Aug. 10, 1952, the son of the late Hobert Graves and the late Bertie Swindle Graves.

Paul was a member of the Real Life Fellowship Church.

He was employed with Mr. Buggs Pest Control.

He was also a member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife, Mina Graves of Birmingham; sister, Carolyn Knecht (Clyde) of Helena, Mont.; nephew, Gregory Griffin (Jennifer) of Helena, Mont.; son, Casey Hayes of Pinson; son, Timothy Graves (Christina) of Helena, Ala.; son, Andy Gipson (Stephanie) of Locust Fork; grandchild, Karsyn Gipson of Locust Fork and a special friend and brother-in-law in Christ, John Tennant of Birmingham.

Visitation was held on Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home in Clanton.

Funeral services will be held on Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. from the Graves Gap Church with the Rev. Patrick Smith and the Rev. Sheryl Hilyer officiating.

The body will also be in state one hour prior to the service at the church on Oct. 3

Burial will follow in the Graves Gap Cemetery in Hayden (Blount County).

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.

Print Friendly

Editor's Picks

Off-duty officer at right place, right time to help arrest armed robber

Thorsby Police officer Gaines Silas saw someone fleeing from the Dollar General off Seventh Street South in Clanton shortly before 9 p.m., and the off-duty ... Read more

Verbena football title trophy found, to be returned to school

“We’re excited about getting that trophy back to the school," Verbena Principal Kelvin Boulware said. Read more

Fair may have found a temporary home at Clanton City Park

Fair organizers moved the event away from its long-time location when it became a safety hazard for the adjacent Chilton County Airport. Read more