Paul David Graves

Published 4:45 pm 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.