Tracy Graves was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri. Tracy married Dick in 1980, and she spent the greater portion of her marriage being a homemaker raising their 5 children allowing Dick to put in the time required to run a successful business. After their youngest child began his education at the University of Missouri, Tracy began her career in the family business in 2009. She is now an active member of the management team and provides assistance in all departments of Graves Foods.