Brian Jeffery McGraw, 43, of Grundy, VA, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023 in a Kentucky hospital. 

Born May 8, 1979, at Beckley, he was the son of the late Maridonna McGraw. 

In addition to his mother, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Tuggle McGraw. 

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Avery Metz; two aunts, Caroline McGraw and Jan Shumate and her husband, Michael; three uncles, Kenneth McGraw and his wife, Yvonne, Richard McGraw and his wife, Judy, and Andrew McGraw; numerous cousins; and his good friend, Babe Lunford. 

In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. 

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The family of Brian McGraw is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.