Judson Graves

Judson A. ""Jud"" Graves

1929 - 2014

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GRAVES , Judson A. "Jud" Age 84 of Horseheads , NY passed away on Sunday September 28 , 2014 at Elcor Nursing Home. Jud was born November 5 , 1929 in Elmira , NY the son of the late Asel T. and Gertrude Hoover Graves . He married his wife , Onalee A. Hartman Graves , on February 25 , 1950 and she pre-deceased him on January 31 , 2006 after nearly 56 years of marriage. Jud was a Veteran of The Korean War serving his country with The U.S. NAVY and was a member of Horseheads American Legion Post # 442. He and his family owned and operated Graves Press in Elmira Heights , NY for many years . In addition to his wife , Jud was also pre-deceased by his son Darryl J. Graves on April 10 , 2007 . He was a man of strong character who would do anything to help someone out whether he knew the person or just heard that they needed a "Helping Hand". Jud is survived by his daughters : Deirdra , Melanie , and Dorice ; brother and sisters-in-law : Leon S. & Marion Graves of Mulberry , Florida and Betsy Owens of Tulsa , OK ; several grandchildren and great grandchildren , nieces , nephews , cousins, and a host of caring friends. It was Jud's wishes that there be no calling hours or services. Those wishing may remember Jud by showing an act of kindness for someone or through a donation to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST MILL STREET HORSEHEADS , NY.
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Final Resting Place

Southport Crematorium
P.O. Box 136
Pine City, New York, United States