JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) – A Jessamine County custodian has helped others for more than a decade, working hard in an often-thankless job. But when he recently needed some help himself, he found it – in the form of a long-time co-worker, friend and, after next week, organ donor.
Ivan Graves has walked the halls at the school for years – first as a student at Jessamine County High School in the 1970s, now as a custodian at West Jessamine High School. Lately though, work has not been easy for him.
“You don’t never feel good,” Graves said. “But I’ve been blessed where the Lord has allowed me to come to work everyday and gives me the strength to do things.”
Graves has been on dialysis for the last five years.
Graves has been a custodian for Jessamine County schools since 2003, when he started at West Jessamine High School. A few years …