Edson Irving Graves Jr. (56) of Greenup

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Published on May 16 2012 6:17 pm

Edson Irving Graves Jr., 56, of Greenup, IL and formerly of Campbellsport, WI  passed away at 8:18 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in Greenup, IL.

Memorial services will be Thursday, May 24, at 7pm at Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup.  Visitation will be from 6 to 7pm Thursday.

Edson was born in Salt Lake City, UT on August 18, 1955 the son of Edson Irving Sr. and Beverly (Kranendonk) Graves. Surviving are his parents of Campbellsport, WI; brothers Greg Graves of Greenup, Gerrit Graves, Steven Graves and Lindley Graves all of Campbellsport, WI and a sister Marlene Thomas of Gainesville, FL. And special pets Sam & Willy.  Edson was a third-generation broom maker starting in 1974 at Elwing Broom Manufacturing in Campbellsport, Wisconsin and worked at Quinn Broom Works in Greenup for 24 years.  He was a history buff, specifically the space program and World War II.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels .com