Robert "Bob" Joseph Graziano, 67, of Paducah, KY, passed away on January 5, 2016 in Orlando, FL. He was born in New York to the late Angelo and Mary Belle (Mudd) Graziano.
A graduate of Southern High School in Louisville in 1967, he enlisted into the U.S. Army. In 1969, he married Estella "Jo" (Wallace) Graziano.
After his release from active duty in 1971, he attended the University of Kentucky. During this time he became employed at a local fire extinguisher company owned by J.B. Lesher where he rose to the position of Vice President until 1984. He then moved to Paducah in December 1984 to start a new business, First-Line Fire Extinguisher Company, which grew to a very successful family business.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Jo Graziano;
His son, Barry (Holly) Graziano, grandsons, Jared & Kyle, great-granddaughter, Mila;
His daughter, Bobbi (Brian) Billow, granddaughter, Rian;
His son, David (Emilee) Graziano, granddaughters, Isabella & Angelina, grandson, Grayson;
His daughter, Deborah (Gene) Reaney, granddaughters, Halle & Kadynce, grandson, Nolan;
His daughter, Kristy Graziano.
He is also survived by his brothers, Tony (Martha) Graziano and Michael Graziano, both of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his beloved parents Angelo and Mary Belle Graziano.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home. Jim Faughn will officiate with entombment to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 pm Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
A special recognition goes to the many medical staffs who have given such special care to Bob throughout his illness, both in Paducah as well as Florida. We are forever grateful for your kindness and care.
Saturday, January 16th, 2016 11:00am, Milnor & Orr
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens