Robert J. Graff, 38, of Prosser entered into rest on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at his home in Prosser.

He was born May 26, 1974 in Sunnyside to Robert and Kathleen (Rayburn) Graff.

He was raised and educated in Prosser and graduated from Prosser High School in 1992. He then graduated from Yakima Valley College with an AA degree and went on to lineman school in Cheney.

On May 18, 2002 Robert and Alison Rhea Cagle were married in Grandview. They lived in Sunnyside until returning to Prosser in 2007.

Robert worked for Century Link as a telephone technician for 19 years.

He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting.

He was a devoted and loving father and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends on the Schab ranch.

Robert is survived by his wife, Alison Graff of Prosser; his daughters, Lanie and Addison Graff, both of Prosser; his parents, John and Kathleen Schab of Prosser; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dave and Kathy Cagle of Grandview; his brothers, Jim Schab of Prosser, John (Marla) Schab of Kennewick, Steve (Dana) Graff of Pasco, Robin Graff of Boardman, Ore., Curtis (Charla) Graff of Outlook and Jeff (Jessica) Joyce of Seattle; his brother-in-law, Damon (Nicole) Cagle of Maple Valley; his grandmother, Geraldine Rayburn of Grandview; his stepmother, Jean Joyce of Sunnyside; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins; union brothers; many friends, and special life-long friends, Shane Berg and Leif Olsen; and cousin, Mike Seyler.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Graff Sr.; grandfather, John Rayburn; and his grandmother, Jennie Schab.

Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Prosser Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene in Grandview.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club in Prosser.

Those wishing to sign or leave a message of condolences at on Robert's online guest book may do so at

Prosser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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