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Posted: Friday, December 21, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:23 am, Fri Dec 21, 2012.

Robert Bernard McGraw, 79, of San Andreas and formerly of Lodi, died on Dec. 15. He was born Aug. 2, 1933 in Crystal Springs, Miss.

Mr. McGraw enjoyed tinkering on cars and spending time with his friends and family.

He is survived by his daughters, Dianne McGraw-Crawford and Lynn Leino of Sacramento; sister, Anna M. McGraw Powers Wells of Alabama; brother, Carl McGraw of Texas; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Frances McGraw-Kemp, Dixie Lee McGraw-Brownridge and Arvila McGraw-Kelly.

Services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at the San Andreas Memorial Chapel.

There will be a potluck reception following at the San Andreas Apartments Community Room.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Robert McGraw Memorial Fund at Umpqua Bank, to help with the funeral expenses.

San Andreas Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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