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Dorsey Gene Graves

March 8, 1939 — August 21, 2022

Dorsey Gene Graves

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Dorsey Gene Graves, 83, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022. Gene was born March 8, 1939 in Gwinnett County to the late William Dorsey Graves and Sarah Story Graves. He graduated from Tucker High School in 1957.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army for two years, 18 months stationed in Germany.  Gene graduated from Southern Tech and retired as a sales rep from Blue Circle. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Roy Graves.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Duncan Graves; daughters, Lisa Graves (Russ) Roseberry, Gena Graves (Jeff) Garner, Kristen Graves (Chip) Lowder; grandchildren, Abby Rice, Evan Roseberry, Sam Garner, Anna Lowder, Will Lowder; sister, Elizabeth Graves Dickens; sister-in-law Selma Mitchell; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Gene was a loving husband, father, and grandfather to his family.  He enjoyed trout fishing, doing jigsaw puzzles, and watching classic movies.  He will be greatly missed. 

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, August 27, at 1:00 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Garner officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

Ingram Funeral Home, 210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorsey Gene Graves, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Saturday, August 27, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory

210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory

210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040

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