Daniel R. Graves
Daniel “Danny” Richard Graves, 53, of Oklahoma City, passed away June 23, 2020. Danny was born in Oklahoma City to Mary Ann Huneke. At the age of 2, Danny was adopted by Paul S. Graves of Oklahoma City. Danny graduated from Western Heights High School in 1985 where he participated in choir and show choir. After high school, Danny attended one year of community college and decided that route was not for him. For many years he worked as a finance manager for various car dealerships around the Oklahoma City area. In July of 2001, the best gift Danny could have received came in the birth of his son Sean. In 2007 Danny began his 13-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Danny fought a hard fight and is cared for and loved by many friends who supported him during this time.
Danny is survived by his son Sean Graves, of Oklahoma City, older brother Brian Graves of Castle Rock, CO and children Breanna and Connor; younger brother Paul (Denice) Graves of Clearwater, KS, and children McKenzie, Molly (Thing 1), and Hayden (Thing 2); and Step-Father Stephen Huneke of Oklahoma City and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Mary Huneke and Paul S. Graves.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 2nd at 10:00 am at Northside Christian Church, 2526 NW 122nd St, Oklahoma City. The family will welcome friends but ask to please practice social distancing. Masks are suggested, but not required. A private burial will take place at an undisclosed time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.