July 18, 1959 - February 01, 2020
Donald Lynn Graves II, a Database Administrator for DXC Technology, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020. He was 60 years of age and a resident of Kentwood, Louisiana.
Beloved husband of Cheryl Wattigney Graves. Father of Donald Lynn Graves III, Christopher Michael Graves, and Mary Elizabeth Graves. Brother of Dane Lee Graves, Derrick Miles Graves, and Kelly Rae Graves Collette. Son of the late Donald Lynn Graves I and Linda Rae Longnecker Graves.
Also survived by 15 nieces and nephews, 25 great nieces and nephews, and several aunts and uncles.
Don, also known as ‘Chico’ or ‘Gus,’ loved to coach his son’s ball teams and attend his daughter’s pageants and recitals. Regardless of the activity, he made sure you always kept your eyes on the ball. He always had a large garden with corn, tomatoes, watermelons and cantaloupe he would give to family and friends, as well as, those in need. His passions included his family, horses, and laughter. Don was an avid believer in Christ and spread joy everywhere he went. His joy and love for life will be forever missed.
Visitation at Pine Ridge United Methodist Church from 6:00PM until 9:00PM on Tuesday and from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Services conducted by Rev. Dr. Michael Townsend. Interment Pine Ridge Cemetery, Kentwood, LA.
McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements.