Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Shane Graves

11/24/1972 - 07/05/2018

Shane Graves, age 45 of Murphy, NC passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

He was the son of Kermit and Rebecca Jo Taylor Graves. He was a lifetime resident of Cherokee County. Shane enjoyed racing, hunting, fishing and football. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents he was survived by his wife Lisa Eller Graves, one son Zachary Shane Graves; three brothers Allen, Todd and Preston Graves and three sisters Vivian Hughes, Maureen Kent and Sandra Dragoo.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy with Rev. Billy Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the Ogretta Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chirs Palmer, Colt Jordan, Westley Graves, Dalton Kent, Dylan Graves and Josh Graves.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

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