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(September 27, 1942 – April 28, 2016)

William D. Graves, 73, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Midland Stratford Village. He was born in Joliet, IL on September 27, 1942 to the late William D. and Dorthea D. (Davids) Graves.William served his country in the United States Air Force during the Viet Nam war. William worked at Dow Chemical as an operator. He enjoyed camping, fishing, old cars and watching football. He was a member of the Sanford American Legion Post #443, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Moose Lodge and was a lifetime member of the AmVets.William is survived by his son Michael Graves and grandson Jaden Tyler Blake.A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd a.m. at the Midland Eagles Club. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until the service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Wounded Warriors Fund.Smith-Miner Funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements.Online condolences can be left at smithminer.com