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Marvin Graves

February 19, 1935 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 85)


Marvin Graves, 85 of Chillicothe, passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at his residence.  He was born Feb. 19, 1935 in McArthur, OH, the son of Guy and Mary (Miller) Graves.  On May 29, 1954 he married Wilma Jean Porter who passed on Dec. 30, 2020.

Also surviving are daughters, Linda Case, Richmond Dale, and Crystal (Rick) Arthurs, Westerville, OH; a son, Rev. Bill (Marilu)Graves, Ray; grandchildren, Michael (Michelle) Rister, Joshua (Sheree) McFadden, Tucker Arthurs, Barbee (Austin) St. Pierre and Mindee (Aaron) Batt; and great-grandchildren, Danielle McFadden, Ashton Rister and Linda Sue Rinehart.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents, Herman and Mary Graves who raised him, a son-in-law, Jim Case, a great-grandchild, Shiloh McFadden and sisters, Anna Lee McMannis and Alice Adams.

Mr. Graves was a member of the Jefferson Ave. Church of Christ in Christian Union.  He begin his working career with the Cussin and Fern Co. and later joined Moore’s Building Supply in Delaware, retiring in 1986.  He was also a driver for the Pioneer School, retiring in 1998.

Private visitation and funeral services for Marvin and Wilma will be held at the FAWCETT OLIVER GLASS AND PALMER FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Mark Clendaniel officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.  The funeral service will be live streamed on the funeral home website ( beginning at 11:00 am on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.  If the broadcast is interrupted for any reason, a video recording will be available.


 The Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. 



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Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home
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Chillicothe, OH 45601

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