Rapheal GradySeptember 24, 1982 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 34)
Rapheal Lavon Grady, Sr. was born at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA on September 24, 1982. He graduated from Imani Christian Academy with his diploma then he proceeded to graduate from LaRoche College. He also served as an US Marine. Rapheal was a fork lift driver at McConway and Torley, but he was a jack of all trades. In addition, he also excelled in carpentry, drawing, painting, and rapping. Rapheal enjoyed cooking and eating great food with his family who he loved dearly. Before he was called to Heaven on April 15, 2017, Rapheal shared an amazing 9 years with Tanesha Carpenter, his fiancée’ and of that union Rapheal Jr. was born.
He leaves to mourn his mother Debbie Grady, sister Camille Grady and brother Kalen Grady. In addition to his fiancée Tanesha, he also leaves to mourn his children Arabo Allen, Desiree Jackson, Desitny Carpenter and Marvin Carpenter, Rapheal Grady Jr. A host of best friends, class mates, and other family members will also reflect on his life and passing. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Cora Grady and father Jerome Grady.