Danville, VA. - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Clarence Graves of 106 Glen Oak Drive, Danville, Virginia, who departed his earthly life on Monday, October 25, 2021, at SOVAH Health, in Danville, Virginia.
Mr. Clarence Graves was a native of Pittsylvania County, Virginia; born on December 29, 1929.
Mr. Clarence was a veteran of the United States Army. He received the following decorations, medals, badges, and campaign ribbons having served in the World War II:
A Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, and the World War II Victory Ribbon.
Following his services with the Army, Mr. Clarence became an employee of the Baltimore Police Department. After retirement, Mr. Clarence relocated back to his native hometown in Danville, Virginia.
Mr. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, three brothers, Edward Graves, George Graves, and Howard Graves.
Mr. Clarence was the last survivor of his generation.
Mr. Clarence Graves leaves to cherish his memory to three nephews, Wallace Graves of Danville, Virginia, Lawrence Gunn (Laura) of Danville, Virginia, and Jimmy Graves of Danville, Virginia; three nieces, Maggie Graves Cobbs of Danville, Virginia, Georgianna Graves of Danville, Virginia, and Frances Graves Clark (Willie) of Danville, Virginia, a good friend, Lorenzo L. Garrett of Baltimore, Maryland; a host of other nieces; nephews; other relatives, and friends.
Due to the constraints of public gatherings during the COVID-19 outbreak a viewing will be Tuesday, November 02, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home. (Facial Masks are required).
Graveside services for Mr. Clarence Graves will be Wednesday, November 3, 2021; 10:00 a.m. at Salisbury National Military Cemetery, Salisbury, NC with Military Rites. (Facial Masks are required)
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