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John Jeremiah  Graves
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“My condolences to the family and friends of John Graves. Losing a loved one can be hard, but our special memories of them help us to cope. May the...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Ms Clarke - Houston, TX

“Sure do consider myself lucky to be able to call you friend. You will be missed dearly by all of us. You made all the lives you touched better. I...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jackie Lake Wagner - laporte, TX

“John I always looked up to you and looked at for guidance. I learned a lot working with you. Thank you for always caring when I was struggling with...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Blake - Deer Park, TX - Friend

“I have many memories of roaming the neighborhood growing up. I value those innocent times very much and am glad that John is a part of them. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Andy Black - Deer Park, TX

“Sweet Jamie Love to you and your beautiful babies. Hope you can enjoy your day of fun as you begin your new path. You are a very strong woman who has...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Sandie Stephenson - Pearland, TX

“John was one of my best friends growing up. We spent every day together though out our high school years. His kindness, loving heart and will to...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Seth Ballard - Baytown, TX

“Your love and life was epic. The best love story I know. We will always love and miss you. Us. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jamie - La Porte, TX - Wife

“I have tried many times to light this candle and sum up John's life, but you just can't sum up his life in a few short words. He was an extraordinary...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Stephanie - TX - cousin


9 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Poole - Deer Park, TX

“Eddie, Teresa and Jennifer, Words cannot express the sadness I feel for you all at this time. I have not seen John in many years, but he was an...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Kelly Mobley - Deer Park, TX

“Our lives were forever changed by this young man and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Our hearts are broken. God bless you, The...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Archer Family

“I thought he was so cool in high school. He was a senior in my art class and got moved to my table because I was a quiet little rule follower. He was...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Amy C - deer park, TX


John Jeremiah Graves, age 35, of LaPorte, TX, passed away on April, 18, 2014, in Douala, Cameroon, Africa. He was born on April 18, 1979 in Pasadena, TX to Eddie Derel and Teresa Hamrick Graves. On June 9, 2006, he married Jamie Poole in Cancun, Mexico. John was a loving husband, father, and son. He loved the outdoors. His friends called him "nature boy" because he knew everything about birds, fishing, and anything that had to do with the outdoors. John never sat still and was constantly doing something. He loved to barbecue and loved to have his friends over and cook for them. John will be deeply missed by his friends and family. He is survived by his wife, Jamie Graves of LaPorte: son, Tanner Jeremiah Graves, daughter, Emmy Jane Archer-Graves; parents, Eddie and Teresa Graves; grandmother, Mazie Crews; and sister, Jennifer Dawn Coughran and husband Sean; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mike and Candy Poole; and best friend Eddie Cudney and wife Amanda. A Celebration of John's life will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Crespo and Jirrels Funeral Home with Deacon Randy Glasgow officiating. The family requests that memorials be made in John's name to: youcaring.com, In Loving Memory of John Graves.