John Adam Graves, age 47, died Monday, May 23, 2011at his residence in Liberal, KS.
He was born Dec. 10, 1963 in Wichita, KS, the son of Donald Leroy and Helen Jo (Loyton) Graves.
He has been a longtime Liberal resident and attended Liberal Schools.
He had worked at Best Western, Seward County Road & Bridge and currently as a truck driver for Seward County Landfill.
He enjoyed racing with his family, being both a driver and crew member.
He is survived by
2 Sons: Travis Graves and wife Jessica Liberal, KS
Tony Graves Liberal, KS
1 Daughter: Tabitha Graves Liberal, KS
Mother: Helen Graves Liberal, KS
2 Brothers: Jim Graves and wife Fran Liberal, KS
Randolf Graves and wife Anavel Liberal, KS
He was anticipating the birth of his first grandchild in 4 months.
2 Nephews: Jeremy Graves and Alejandro Graves
1 Niece: Katie Graves
1Great-Niece: Jayden Graves
Preceded in death by Father-Don Graves, Infant Daughter-Amanda Beth Graves, Brother-David Lynn Graves, Grandparents- D.L. and Gladys Graves and Lucille Vining.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 am Thursday May 26th at Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church with Rev. Rex Petty presiding. Burial will be in Restlawn Cemetery.
Visitation time will be 9 am to 8 pm Wednesday at Brenneman Funeral Home with the family present to receive friends from 7- 8 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions to the Steven King Foundation (a Fund to help racing families heal) in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.