Eugene "Gene" Graves
Jul 4, 1943 – Dec 12, 2016
Eugene “Gene” Graves peacefully passed away on Dec 12, 2016 at the age of 73 in Seattle, WA. Gene was born to Charlotte and Eugene Graves in Glendale, California on July 4th. 1943. Gene had a great sense of humor, a big heart and was a wonderful friend to many. In the course of his life, he was a Deacon, flooring sub-contractor, a musician and volunteered at Alcoholics Anonymous. At the age of 51, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.
He is deeply missed by his husband and partner of 33 years, Michael Baradi and their beloved dog Maxx. He is also survived by his sisters Mary and Barbara of Glendale, CA. and many extended family in Seattle. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm at Bonney Watson Funeral Home, 1732 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122.
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