December 29, 1958 - January 18, 2013
Residence: Springfield, MO
Stephen “Yogi” Paul Graves went home to be with the
Lord on January 18, 2013.He was born November 29, 1958, in Springfield, Missouri, to Paul and Francis (Huey) Graves.
Stephen married Gina Foley on September 4, 1976, in Marionville, Missouri.He recently
came to know Christ, which gave great peace in the end.He loved his family dearly and loved riding
Stephen was preceded in death by his father in 1994;
and a son, Kyle Evan Graves on December 1, 1989.He is
survived by his wife, Gina; son Stephen Tyler Graves; grandchildren, Cane Tyler
Miller and Zoey Grace Cook of Springfield; his Mother, Francis Lafferty;
sister, Janice Eaton and her husband, Doug; brother, Greg Lafferty and his
wife, Carol; nephews, Cody and Corey Lafferty of Republic; step-siblings,
Dennis Lafferty, Mike Lafferty and Pat Barbee; several step-nieces and
step-nephews.He will be deeply missed.
Celebration of Life services will be held at , Wednesday,
January 23, 2013,
in Greenlawn Funeral Home North.