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Loyd Short

Male 1939 - 2005  (66 years)


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  • Name Loyd Short 
    Born 1 Sep 1939  Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 2005  Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 31 Oct 2005  Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary:
      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.

    • Notes:
      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


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