October 7, 1931 ~ November 14, 2020

Born in: Longmont, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo West, Colorado

Ronald Courtney Graves, 89, of Pueblo West, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, November 14, 2020, after a long journey of congestive heart issues. During his life, Courtney enjoyed hiking, nature, photography, hunting, and traveling to 22 countries. He retired from the Colorado Mental Health Institute after 33 years as a psychiatric social worker.
Courtney is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jeanne Graves along with his four children: Gary Graves (Lucia), Ellyn Reynolds (Stuart), Glenn Graves, and Lori Unruh. He was a devoted grandfather to Nathan Koury, Danielle Graves, Kyla Kochenberger (Luke), Ryan Graves, William Graves, Vincent Unruh, Kamille Koury, and Olivia Unruh.
His faith prepared him for an everlasting life with Jesus Christ as described in John 3:16. “Be There” was his favorite last message to all the family.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Smile Train at smiletrain.org, one of Courtney’s favorite organizations.

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  1. CandleImageCondolences and prayers to Jeanne, Lori and the entire Graves Family. Courtney was always very nice and I always picture him watching his Nature shows and writing in his journal. He will be missed greatly!

  2. Jean, Laurie and family, I am so sorry for your loss.It is so painful to lose those we love . Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. I am very sorry for your loss of Courtney. Jeanne, my prayers are with you and your family. Love, Betty and family

  4. Jeanne and family,

    So sorry to hear of Courtney’s passing. Our thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    May God and memories comfort you.

    Lisa Casarez and family.

  5. Jeanne and family, We remember all the fun times we had when the kids were young and all the laughs
    and prayers. Thank God for all the good times. We know we shall see Courtney again when we will all “be there” . We send our love and prayers for God to continue to give out His unconditional love and
    comfort to you and the family whom we all love.

    Jim and Betty

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