Whitesburg KY

Herbert ‘Ray’ Shortt dies at 91



Herbert “Ray” Shortt, 91, of Jenkins, died Friday December 26, in Cynthiana.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Rudell, his son Mike, two brothers, Verlin Baker and Linsey Baker.

Ray was born April 20, 1923 in Wise County, Virginia, he was a retired salesman for National Mines Service Company in Jenkins .

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by two daughters, Pat Faris and husband Omar, and Teresa Johnson and husband Chuck; two brothers, Benny Baker and Paul Baker; one sister, Gladys Sweeney; six grandchildren, Lisa Brown, Roger Rowlett, Tom Abdoo, Michelle McDaniel, Ann Mullins, and Carmen Johnson; and seven greatgrandchildren

Funeral services were held December 29 at the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church in Jenkins. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine.

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