Ronald “Akiem” Graves, son of Ronald Bordley and Charlene Graves was born on August 19, 1978 in NJ. He passed away peacefully on July 2, 2018 at his father’s home in Felton, DE from a long illness. He was 39.
Akiem was raised in NJ, DE and NY. He worked hard to receive his GED and receive his Certificate to be an Iron worker. He was employed at the Local 60 in NY until an accident. Akiem then worked numerous jobs where he loved to cook, including TGI Friday, until his illness prevented him.
Akiem had been a member at Greater Love Temple in DE and also a member at Christ Cultivating Community Church in Syracuse, NY. He was a loving Son, Husband, Father, Brother and Friend. He loved God and his Family very much.
Akiem is survived by his daughters, Nyasia, Unique, Desire, Heaven and Nevaeh Graves and his wife Nakisha Graves of 16 years. His Parents: Charlene Graves of Syracuse NY, Ronald and Deborah Bordley of Felton, DE. His Grandmother Martha Bordley of Dover, DE. His sister Dorronda Bordley of VA and his brothers: Rodney Mccall of NJ, Kareem Bordley of IN, Gerald (Joy) Bordley of DE, Raymond Graves of NY, Aaron Bordley of VA and Jordan Graves of NY. His Godparents Joseph and Patricia Johnson of NJ. A Host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, In-laws, God children, Church Families and Friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 pm, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE ; where family and friends may view 1 hour before. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.