The Genealogy of the Lovelace Family
Loyd Short1939 - 2005 (66 years)
Name Loyd Short Born 1 Sep 1939 Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Gender Male Died 28 Oct 2005 Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Buried 31 Oct 2005 Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Notes
The Kings Mountain Herald, Kings Mountain, NC
KINGS MOUNTAIN - Loyd Short, 66, 701 Landing Street, died Friday, October 28, 2005 at Kings Mountain Hospital.
He was born in Cleveland County, son of the late J.B. and Mamie Barnes Short. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Judy Jenkins.
He was retired from Foote Mineral Company and was a member of Second Baptist Church. He served with the NC National Guard 505th Engineers in Kings Mountain.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Chaney Short of Kings Mountain; sons Mark Short of Mt. Holly and Chris Short and wife Lynn of Kings Mountain; brothers Bill Short of Kings Mountain and Thurman Short of Blacksburg,SC; sisters Edith Jenkins, Nell Cook, and Mary Breedlove, all of Blacksburg, SC, Janie Murphy of Greenville, SC, and Kay Falls and Brenda Bowman, both of Clover, SC; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was conducted by the Revs. Eugene Land, Lynn Crouch and Jerry Millwood at 3 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2005 at Second Baptist Church. Interment was in Mountain Rest Cemetery.
Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Loyd had no middle name. On some of his official documents, his name is entered as Loyd None Short. If you run across such a document, his middle name was not "None".
Wicasta recorded a song titled So Long John in honor of Loyd, which can be found in his music section. You can go directly to the page by clicking here.
Person ID I19 Chaney Last Modified 3 Jan 2010
Father J B Short, d. 25 Sep 2000 Mother Mamie Louise Barnes, d. Deceased Family ID F31 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Sherry Jean Chaney Children 1. Loyd Christopher Short 2. Robert Marcus Short Family ID F21 Group Sheet | Family Chart