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Robert McGraw

Published: March 30, 2013 4:00 AM

Robert McGraw

Robert McGraw, 85, died March 10th 2013 in Fort Pierce, Florida. He was born in East Liverpool, Ohio and worked as a machinist at Gougler's in Kent for 39 years.

A one in a million father and husband, whom was beloved by his wife of 64 years, Colleen, son, Mark McGraw (MaryAnn) of Aurora, daughter, Debbie McGraw (Todd Strasser) of Cincinnati, and his four- legged grandchildren.

A celebration of his life will be held on April 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Church of Christ Chapel, 1427 Horning Rd. in Kent, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the Animal Protective League, or the Kent United Church of Christ.

(RC 3-31-13)

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ams Apr 3, 2013 10:41 AM

Deb- Hearing about your Dad through you all of these years, helps me realize what a loss he will be to you and your family. He was a great guy, I'm sure! I will pray for comfort to you and your family.

Some people say that

when someone we love

is taken from our lives

that we must find something

to take their place.

There is an empty space

where that person once was

and even though

it is a lonely feeling

it is there for a reason.

For even God would not allow

Himself to fill this space---

He creates it so that

we can fill it with all the

beautiful memories and moments

once shared with our loved ones.

Never try to close this space---

It is our only key to the past.