Gregory Allen Shorty
Chesapeake - Gregory Allen Shorty, age 47, passed away on November 14, 2017, at Bon Secours Hospital in Portsmouth, VA. He was a long time and dedicated employee of Advance Auto Parts and considered the "go to" source for many customers. Greg was big-hearted and never failed to help anyone in need. He also loved animals and was loved back by them. Greg was originally from Forest Hill, Maryland, and was a criminal justice graduate of University of Maryland. He is survived by his mother Barbara Shorty of Sun City West, AZ, and his brother Thomas Shorty (Amy) of Middletown, DE. He will be missed locally by his many friends but especially by his wife Melissa Shorty and her children Deanna and Christopher; and by his loving companion Melisa Brown and her children Kelley and Jesse. A memorial mass will be held at the Church of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, 4137 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321 on Friday, December 1, at 11:00 a.m.
Published in The Virginian-Pilot on Nov. 26, 2017.