November 10, 1948 ~ July 1, 2022

Born in: Scottsville, KY
Resided in: Austin, KY

Joe Graves, 73, of Austin, KY, passed away Friday, July 1, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Scottsville, KY on November 10, 1948, to the late Buel Graves and the late Virginia Rigdon Graves. Joe was the owner and operator of the Ft. Run Restaurant, and he was of the Baptist faith. He will be truly missed and was loved by all that knew him.

He is survived by a daughter, Rachel Graves; two sisters, Rebecca Hurt and Katie McMurtrey; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Staub Graves.

Funeral service will be 1:00pm Wednesday, July 6th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Union # 1 Cemetery in Ft. Run, KY. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and on Wednesday morning until time for service at the funeral home. A.F. Crow is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Graves. Please share your condolence with the family at

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  1. Katie, sorry to hear about your brother. I know you will miss him so much. May God be with you and your family in this most difficult time.

  2. Katie and Becky, Did not know Joe had passed. Both of you and your families are in my prayers. May God bless and comfort you during this sad time.

  3. Saddened for your loss.
    Was thankful for his assistance chasing a little white fluffy dog on more than one occassion. He was a good neighbor; Katie, your in our thoughts and prayers.

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