Laurance R. “Red” Graves, 71, Brookfield, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Life Care Center of Brookfield.

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.