Services for Paul Dennis Gravely, 75, will be conducted from Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, with Dr. Michael Hail officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home Friday from 5-8 p.m.
Mr. Gravely passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Paul was born Nov. 29, 1938, one of three sons of the late Paul S. and Marie Lear Weaver Gravely. He received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Kentucky and was a member of the Triangle Fraternity. He retired as the Director of Construction from the Department of Transportation. Paul was a UK Fellow, Kentucky Colonel, a member of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, and a member of Crestwood Baptist Church.
He is survived by son, Dennis Gravely, Lexington; daughter, Pam Gravely-Burkett (Jason), Danville; brother, Richard (JoAnn) Gravely; two grandchildren, Jaina and Kyle Burkett.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Betty Jane Barnett Gravely, and brother, Douglas Gravely.
Paul’s family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Frankfort Regional Medical Center for their care and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Paul’s memory are encouraged to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at www.harrodbrothers.com.