OBITUARY: Joe Graves, 76, of Burnet dies Aug. 7, 2013

A memorial service for Joe Graves, 76, of Burnet is 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at Edgar Funeral Home in Burnet with Pastor Rodney McGee officiating.

He was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Burnet County, Texas, to Roy and Gladys Huddleston Graves and passed from this life Aug. 7, 2013, in Burnet.

He was self-employed as a rancher and a welder but was very much a jack-of-all-trades.

He married Carolynn Opperman on Jan. 19, 1977, and they spent 36 wonderful years together.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carolynn of Burnet; sister, Valleta Galland and husband Herman of Burnet; and niece, Carrie Pressley and husband Alan of Houston.

Memorial donations may be given to the Cassie Volunteer Fire and EMS.

Friends and family may express their condolences at

Arrangements by Edgar Funeral Home, 109 N. Main St. in Burnet, (512) 756-4444.