Ernest ‘Shorty’ Sexton Jr., 65, of Neon, died April 19 at Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va.
A son of the late Ernest Sexton and Edna Meade, he was the widower of Virginia Rose McGaughlin Sexton, and the father of the late James Sexton.
Surviving are two daughters, Edna Ann Williams of Bill Moore Branch and Virginia Ann Sexton of Neon, and six grandchildren, Lashana Williams, Benjamin Lee Johnson, Brandon Michael Johnson, Brittney Nicole Sexton, Briana Michelle Sexton and Shirley Ann Collins.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Thursday) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Kingdom Come Cemetery.