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William Thomas Graves

March 6, 1955 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 66)



Born on March 6, 1955 in San Francisco, William “Billy” Graves, 66, entered into rest on July 11, 2021 in Manteca, Ca. He is preceded in death by his father Thomas Graves and brother Steven Graves.

Mr. Graves is survived by his family; mother Mary Graves, wife Debbie Graves, daughter Shannon Bounds (Andrew) step-children Jason Beam and Rosie Beam, grandchildren Tyler Graves, Trevor Graves, Cody Stonum, Colton Stonum, Dylan Stonum and Mikayla Bounds, siblings, Phillip Graves and Gloria Bautista and former wife and friend Barbara Larson.

A 40 year resident of Manteca, Billy retired in newspaper sales. He attended St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. He look forward to the 4th of July, which was his favorite holiday. He loved decorating his home, wheel chair and loved watching the fireworks. He enjoyed trips to the ocean, eating Mexican food, fishing, socializing with friends and was a huge 49er fan. Billy’s faithful companion “Angel” his precious dog never left his side; Billy and Angel were well known the community. Above all, Billy loved his daughter and grandchildren; they were the apple of his eye, he was always proud of them and supported them in their endeavors. Billy will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his fun loving spirit. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Services will be streamed live by clicking the link below on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 10:30 am (no password needed)

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Celebration of Life Service
July 24, 2021

10:30 AM
P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home
290 N. Union Road
Manteca, CA 95337


Park View Cemetery
3661 E. French Camp Road
Manteca, CA 95336

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