Keith Graves

K e i t h

D o u g l a s

Graves lost

his battle with

cancer on

June 22, 2015

at his home

of 54 years in

Arlington WA.

Keith was born in

Seattle, WA April 10, 1938

and grew up in Ballard,

only son of Ernest and Ethel

Graves. Keith married

Sally Lou (Wilson) Graves,

also from Ballard, and they

moved to property near

Arlington in 1961.

Keith worked as a

journeyman pipe-fitter for

nearly 40 years, with Seattle

Local 32 and Everett Local

265. His love of country

living included hunting

and mules, which he took

many trips into the high

country with. In acquiring

a d d i t io n a l

p r o p e r t i e s

over the years,

he became

an avid “tree

f a r m e r ” ,

b e c o m i n g

an active

member of the

Washington Farm Forestry

Association (WFFA). In

2011 the Graves Family

Tree Farm was awarded

“Tree Farm of the Year” by

the WFFA.

Keith is survived by

his wife off 55 years,

Sally, sons Paul and Andy

(Julia), and daughter Lynne

Glaze. He also leaves eight

grandchildren, Lindsay

Rose, Laurel Strom, Leslee

Graves, Lani, Kodi, Wilson,

Amari, and Sawyer. A

celebration of life will be

held at the Arlington Free

Methodist Church.

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