Thomas "Leland" Graviett

May 8, 1942 ~ June 3, 2022

Thomas “Leland” Graviett, 80, of Farmington passed away  Friday, June 3, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Friday, May 8, 1942 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to the late Clarence “Thomas” Graviett and Clara “Eudora” (McCarty) Graviett.  He was also preceded in death by his loving wife Sandra (Smith) Graviett. Leland retired from MoorMan Feed where he was a salesman and manager; in retirement, he was a cattle farmer. Leland could sell anything, to anyone. He loved being outdoors, traveling the US and antiquing. He also loved hunting and antique cars.

Leland is survived by his two sons; David (Nancy) Graviett and Mark (Joy Roberts) Graviett; four grandchildren, Matthew (Dr.Lindsey) Graviett, Andrea (Ben) Eggering, Wesley Allen Graviett and Stephanie Graviett; three great-grandchildren, Charlie Graviett, Wells Graviett and Valerie Eggering; one sister, Elaine Mays.  

There will be a graveside service held at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Thursday June 9, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. with Bob UpChurch officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son- Taylor Chapel in Farmington, MO. To view full obituary and share condolences go to



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  1. To David and Mark and families and his sister Elaine. May you find comfort in God during this time of sorrow. My prayers are with you all.

  2. Leland called me to take him flying several times to look for cattle that had gotten away. We became friends & I always enjoyed his company.

  3. God Bless you Leland, I am sure glad you are back with your beautiful wife in heaven. I loved waiting on you both at Colton's Steakhouse and the friendship we shared.

  4. Mark,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I donated to Wayside Waifs in memory of your father.

  5. Thinking of you all in this unexpected and difficult time. Holding you close in my thoughts.

    Laura (UMKC SoNHS)

  6. We have been visiting with Leland for the past several years when we would meet at restaurants and doctor's offices. He was always friendly and we enjoyed many conversations regarding his travels etc. He will be missed.

  7. Our condolences to the family of Leland. He and his wife Sandra came to our Hillbilly Auction alot when she was alive.He was always talking about taking another trip. He always joked and had a smile. Sincerely, Arlene and Roger Phelps

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