Herbert Ray Shortt
and Rudell Tucker
Herbert Ray Shortt b 20 Apr 1922 Pound, VA d Friday, 26 Dec 2014; Cynthiana, KY; age 91; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o Charlie Shortt and Violas Unknown. Herbert Ray Shortt m. Rudell Tucker b 2 Dec 1925 Pike Co KY d 7 Dec 1993 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Oliver Perry Tucker and Mattie Opal Phipps. Children of Herbert Ray Shortt and Rudell Tucker;
Herbert Ray Shortt
Rudell Tucker Shortt
1. Pat Shortt; m. (1) to Male Rowlett; m. (2) to Omar Farris
2. Michael D Shortt b 12 Jul 1953 Jenkins, KY; m. 23 Jun 1979 Clintwood VA to Helena Potter b 22 Mar 1945; d/o Conley Potter and Cora Nelson. Helena Potter m. 18 Dec 1963 Clintwood VA to (1) Rabon Keith Fleming b 21 Sept 1944; s/o Clinton Fleming and Lessie Mae Johnson. Rabon Keith Fleming m. 2 Mar 1977 to (2) Imogene Lucille Boggs Tolliver b 8 Feb 1954. Michael D Shortt m. (1) to Female Miller.
3. Teresa Shortt m. (1) to Male Abdoo; m. (2) to Chuck Johnson; s/o Ezra Johnson and Rosa Elizabeth Tucker. Chuck Johnson m. (1) to Female Webb; d/o Dennis Webb and Female Thomas.
Thanks to Mike and Helena (Potter) Shortt for providing information and photos for this family.
Obituary: Herbert Ray Shortt
20 Apr 1922 - 26 Dec 2014
Herbert "Ray" Shortt age 91 of Jenkins,Ky. passed away Friday December 26, 2014 at the Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana, Ky. Herbert was born April 20, 1922 to his parents the late Charlie an Violas Shortt. Herbert was retired from the National Mines Service Co., a member of the protestant faith, was in the US Army and World WarII, and belonged to the VFW lodge.
Along with his parents Herbert was preceded in death by his wife Rudell Shortt, two brothers, Verlin Baker, Lindsey Baker.
Herbert is survived by two daughters, Pat (Omar) Faris, Teresa (Chuck) Johnson, two brothers, Benny Baker, Paul Baker, one sister Gladys Sweeney, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends who love him and will miss him dearly.
Visitation will be Sunday 6 p.m. at the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral will be Monday 12 noon at the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church. Sunday visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be in the Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY.