Phil S Graves

Born in Adams, TN on April 4, 1945

Departed on March 30, 2020 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Phil S. Graves, age 74 of Springfield, passed away on March 30, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Phillip Summers Graves was born on April 4, 1945 to the late Herbert Wilson and Susie Summers Graves in Adams, Tennessee. He worked for 47 years at Delight Products only missing three days the entire time.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Graves is preceded in death by his great-grandchildren, Jackson Luck, III.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Ella Ruth Armour Graves; daughters, Loretta (Scott) McLean and Pam Lassiter; grandchildren, Jessica (AJ) Luck, Morgan (Chris) Mullins, Brayden Lassiter and his father, Randy Justice, Kolton McLean; great-grandchildren, Elaina Luck and Kinsley Mullins; siblings, Betty (Chester) Fuqua, Wilson (Rosemary) Graves and Jerry Graves.

A Life Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1pm with Bro. Steve Freeman officiating. The family will have visitation on Wednesday, April 1st, from 3-5pm then again on Thursday, April 2nd from 11-1pm.

Online condolence can be made at

These arrangements are entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, Tennessee 37172: 615-384-5437.

15 Comments to Phil S Graves

  1. michael armour says:

    Phil was always very much a part of the Armour family also for over 50 yr’s was there for each and every one of us. . he was always quiet soft spoken and there for my sister (his wife) and all of the family . always respected and loved .will sure leave a viod in our lives.

    • RUSSELL COUTS says:

      Phil was a really great friend of our family, and a good fishing companion for my father, “MOSES HARPER COUTS”,,,, A good Christian who loved and respected everyone he met !!!,,,,, HE WILL BE SURELY MISSED !!!!!šŸ’”šŸ’”šŸ’”šŸ’”šŸ’”šŸ™šŸ™šŸ™šŸ™šŸ™

  2. Bobbie says:

    Phil was a good man. I never heard him say anything bad about anybody. In this family that’s like shooting fish in a barrel. He loved my aunt ella ruth, and his whole family. He will definitely be missed.

  3. Shawn graves says:

    I love u uncle Phil we all love u and catch some fish in heaven you are in a good place now say hi to granny and papa for me please I love you uncle phil

  4. Rosemary Graves says:

    Phill was a quite person .Talking very little.Wilson an I enjoyed going out on Weekends eating with them
    I enjoyed watching him eat pork chops at the Colonial Resturant in Russelville Ky.Then going to Dairy Queen in Springfield.He will surely be missed.Rest in Peace Phill we Love You

  5. Linda Armour Cotton says:

    Phil was a good man didn t. get to know him until a few years ago as I live in Louisville , Ella Ruth is my cousin. my husband and I liked him right away just wish we had met him sooner . R I.P.

  6. Ronnie and Kay DeSheles says:

    I am very sorry to hear you lost your father.
    May the God of comfort , comfort you as only
    He can. Love ā¤ļø prayers šŸ™ and a hug šŸ¤—

  7. Rosemary Dixon says:

    Ella Ruth: I am so very sorry for your loss, I will keep you in my prayers. I’m sure mom will be so sorry to hear this.

  8. Mary and William Bryant (Jimmy Graves Aunt and Uncle) says:

    Sorry for your Loss may the Lord be with the Family and Give Comfort and Peace Divine Healing In Your Spirit Send Are Love To The Family Spread Your Wings & Fly Sweet Angel

  9. Dicky Reynolds says:

    So sorryTo here about the Passing of Mr Graves.My Daddy (Richard Reynolds) thought the world of Mr Phil Graves!
    Praying for the family during this time!!
    Psalms 23

  10. Pam Wilks says:

    Ella Ruth, Iā€™m so sorry to hear about Phil. Miss seeing you and my prayers are with you šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»

  11. Ronnie Clouse Sr says:

    I worked with Phil for 42 years at Delight Products. He was a good man.Ella Ruth my prayers are with you and you family that God would wrap his arms around you all and give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.Love you all.šŸ™šŸ™šŸ™ā¤ā¤ā¤.

  12. Shirley Carroll says:

    Ella Ruth , I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know that Phil had passed until now . I don’t know what to say , I know he was your love for many years . Again , I’m so sorry.

    Shirley Bilyeu Carroll.

  13. B. Koulasar says:

    My heartfelt sympathy to the family of Phillip. Losing a husband and a father is very painful. Our heavenly father feels your pain too. He will comfort and strengthen you. 2Corinthians 1:3-4.

  14. Ella Ruth Graves says:

    You were the love of my life I miss you dearly but your not suffering your in better hands and he loves you know more pain I want forget the last words you said (I love you and I said love you) then you went. To be with. Your God.

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