Feb. 3, 1953 – May 15, 2023
Maxie Ray Graves, 70, of Tylertown, died May 15, 2023, in Hattiesburg. He was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Franklinton, to the late William Benjamin and Addie Beard Graves. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Sandra K. Graves; brothers T.C Hunt and J.D. Hunt; and sisters Betty Magee and Louise Mizell.
Funeral services were May 18, 2023 Bro. Mark Hobgood officiating, interment at the Graves Family Cemetery.
Graves enjoyed hunting, fishing, having cookouts and telling stories.
Survivors include his sons, William Graves and Chris Graves (Sheila); grandchildren Autumn Graves, Samantha Graves and Aiden Graves; great grandchildren Mason Knight; brothers William Graves, Jr. and Harvey Graves; sister Martha Mae Thomas.
Pallbearers were Brian Magee, Trevor May, Eddie Dement, Daniel Stringer, Eric Bardwell, and Jacob Magee.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com