Raymond "Ray" Graves
1952 — 2021
Raymond "Ray" Graves, of Somerset, KY (formerly of Mount Vernon)?father, farmer, brother and friend, ?died in hospice care on Friday, December 17, 2021 after a extended illness. He was 69 years old. Ray was born on September 28, 1952, to Leonard and LaVada Graves in Sand Springs, KY. From a young age, he was fascinated by the sciences, and found particular interest in the separate areas of study in pathology and horticulture. After graduation at Mount Vernon High School, he was accepted at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington DC, prior to being drafted by the Army and serving honorably during an extended tour in Vietnam. Ray was a naturalist and enjoyed a lifetime of farming....