Larry “Mike” McGraw, age 71 of Covington, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. He was born July 13, 1947 in Troy, to the late Walter R & Theresa B (Tucker) McGraw Sr; a graduate of Covington High School, Class of 1966; retired from Quality Forms in Piqua, where he worked for 45 years; a member of the NRA & Ducks Unlimited; enjoyed hunting, fishing, feeding birds & squirrels, canoeing, kayaking, bowling & was an advocate for & lover of animals; participated in the Miami County River Sweep several years; & enjoyed taking his ’57 Mercury to car shows.
Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Walter R McGraw Jr; infant brother, Patrick McGraw; brothers-in-law, Richard Snider, Timothy Greenbaum & James Kerns; nephew, Zachary Greenbaum; & his 4-legged children, Trouble, Cindy, Lady & Hershey.
Mike is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Rebecca “Becky” McGraw; sisters, Connie Snider & Carol Meiring, both of Sidney; mother-in-law, Lois Ryan of Piqua; sister-in-law, Sandra Kerns of Piqua; brother-in-law, Duane (Maureen) Greenbaum of Charleston, SC; 7 nieces & nephews, Michael (Kelley) McGraw of New Weston, Shawn Meiring of Covington, Sarina Swarts of Troy, Eric Meiring of Piqua, Scott (Tammy) Alexander of Troy, Joshua Greenbaum & Kyle Greenbaum, both of Charleston, SC; 4 great nieces & nephews, Mercy & Margaux Swarts & Matthew & Christian Alexander; & his 4 legged children, his dog, Babe & his many cats.
Funeral Service to be held Saturday, January 19 at 11am at Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford with Pastor Kevin Boleen officiating. Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, January 18, 4-8pm and again on Saturday from 10am until time of service. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County or His Hands Sanctuary (Humane Society of Champaign County). Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.
Donations may be made to:
Hospice of Miami County
P.O.Box 502, Troy, OH 45373,
His Hands Sanctuary (Humane Society of Champaign County)
1560 Dalton Rd, St. Paris OH 43072