William Mosby (Shorty) Whitworth, 88, of Christiansburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oakley and Hattie Taylor Whitworth; and his wife, Alice Whitworth.
The Guest Book is expired.
He is survived by his son, Russell Whitworth and wife, Linda; two granddaughters, Tara and Elizabeth; three great-grandchildren; as well as other extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 4, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Sebert Rorrer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Christiansburg Fire Department, 110 Depot St., Christiansburg, VA 24073, or to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, 10 East Main St., Christiansburg, VA 24073. Online condolences may be left by visiting www. hornefuneralservice.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on Oct. 3, 2013