Lynn Graves, 98 of Racine passed away unexpectantly in his home on Friday, June 9,2023. He was born in Cold Springs, Kentucky on May 2 1925, the son of George and Helen (Nee:Dugan) Graves. On August 1, 1942,  Lynn married his late wife Evelyn (Nee:Higgins) Graves in Valparaiso, Indiana, Evelyn preceded him in death in March,1992. He was a self-made man and a self-taught machinist by trade.  Lynn  was a machinist’s mate 2nd class petty  officer with the United States Navy, serving his country in WWII from 1943-1945 and was as awarded the Purple Heart.   Lynn had a love for the outdoors, when the weather was nice, he would enjoy taking walks as well as tending to his garden.   He also enjoyed traveling and watching classic movies and tv shows, especially Abbott & Costello and the Carol Burnett Show.   He also had a special love for his dog affectionally known as “Spotty”. Lynn will be deeply missed by his two children, Lynn (Karen) Graves and Debbie Graves, and two grandchildren Adam and Sandy Graves.  He will also be deeply missed by seven great grandchildren, Leland, Jensen, Lynnea, Waylon, Damien, Lasean and Chambrea, one brother Joey Graves, along with nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Evelyn, son, Roger Graves, brother, Chester Graves, sister June, and granddaughter, Lyndsey. A memorial service for Lynn will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. in Strouf Funeral Home. The family will receive guests on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 10:30 A.M. until start of service.  Burial will be private for the family.