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Gary Andrew DeGraaf

August 4, 1961 April 15, 2021
Gary Andrew DeGraaf
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Obituary for Gary Andrew DeGraaf

Gary Andrew DeGraaf, 59, of Milford, Michigan passed away on April 15, 2021
A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Gary was the youngest of 5 children, he was a handy guy who could fix most anything, A plumber by trade, Gary was always willing to help with anything needing done with a dry sense of humor and his quick wit. He was a proud provider for his family, and did everything he could for his wife and daughter.

He was born in Dearborn, Michigan on August 4, 1961 to the late Cornelius and Shirley DeGraaf. Gary grew up in Dearborn Heights, graduated from Annapolis High School in 1979 and joined the U.S. Army following high school. He married the love of his life, Robin Rhodes on July 12, 1997 later following in October of 1997, the birth of their daughter Alexis.


In his free time, Gary loved the outdoors, camping, fishing, hunting, and golfing. He loved to be out playing golf at Highland Hills with all his friends, or even shooting darts inside at highland lanes. He was a hard-working man that enjoyed his work and time with his family, and time in his garage. During Gary’s service times he traveled the world, but his favorite vacation was the time they went to the Florida Keys and his most recent trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Gary will be greatly missed by all who crossed his path.

Devoted husband of Robin for 24 years. Loving father of Alexis DeGraaf (Trever Queen). Proud grandfather of Theo DeGraaf, and was very excited to welcome his granddaughter on the way. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his father in law, and one of his brothers.

Services are being held privately.

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