Laurance R. "Red" Graves, 71, Brookfield, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Life Care Center of Brookfield.
Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Hoover Cemetery, west of Browning. Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ruschmeier Funeral Home, Browning.
He was born July 14, 1941, in Chula, son of Clarence R. and Ruth J. (Melte) Graves, Missouri.
Red was a life long resident of Linn County, Missouri. He spent his life as a dozer operator.
Survivors include four children, Melinda and husband, Richard Orr, Deepwater, Tammy Collis, Purdin, Jason and wife, Dorothy Graves, Cole Camp, and Melissa and husband, Roy Peters, Brookfield; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Boley, Laclede, and Linda Davidson, Brookfield; two brothers, Ben Graves, Chillicothe, and Robert Graves, Galt; and many nieces and nephews.