Leon J. Graves, Jr., 29, of Bailey Street, was called home on Saturday , December 5, 2020. Leon was born January 10, 1991 in Schenectady New York the son of Leon Graves, Sr.. And Vonda Thompson. Leon was educated in Schenectady schools, attending Mont Pleasant and Schenectady High School. He also took some college courses
He was employed as a package handler for UPS in Latham, New York.
Leon was a member of the former Ebenezer Missonary Baptist Church in Albany.
Leon enjoyed riding dirt bikes traveling and working on cars with his dad.
He was predeceased by his grandparents; John and Dorothy Singleton.
In addition to his parents, survivors include is very special friend Jamila Ross, two sons; Ahmir and Ahnyai.
three daughters; Aarmahniie and Augustt Graves and Layilah Wall, nine brothers; Eljawon, Ushawn, Demahjae ,Jahad, Jameir , Leon, Johown, Shalaunt and Bukie, two sisters ; Shadaya and Shadeana , Zsakhara his God-Sister. Also survived by a host of nieces nephews,cousins, family and friends.
A home going celebration will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Curtis Funeral Home & Cremations Inc. 324 Hulett Street, Schenectady New York 12307. A calling hour will be held from 10 AM until the service.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic masks are required and social distancing will be practiced.