Harold Claford Shortt, 81, of Bedford, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Clintwood, on Nov. 24, 1932 a son of the late Robert Henry Shortt and Pluma Mullins Shortt. Harold was an U.S. Navy veteran and was retired in Quality Control with General Electric. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his daughter, Rose Elaine Maynor; a brother, Gratho Lee Shortt; a sister, Thelma Zella Mae Shortt. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Grace Eveleen Snead Shortt; two sons, Bruce Wayne Shortt and Timothy Eugene Shortt; five brothers, James Marvin Shortt, Paul Zane Shortt, Gearld Wayne Shortt, Robert Shortt, Jr., Terry Ray Shortt; one sister, Shirley Gay Shortt. Memorials may be made to Sedalia Baptist Church, 1072 Charlemont Rd. Big Island, VA 24526. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Sedalia Baptist Church with Rev. Don Woodard and Rev. Mike Jones officiating and U.S. Navy honors. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2014