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Eugene Gilbert Shortt

June 27, 1939 — November 27, 2023

Nathalie

Eugene Gilbert Shortt

 

Eugene Gilbert Shortt, 84 of Nathalie, VA passed away November 27, 2023.  He was born on June 27, 1939 to the late Gilbert Wilson Shortt and the late Cecile Waller Shortt.  He was married to Dianne Chandler Shortt who survives.

 

Eugene was a member of First Baptist Church of Millstone.  He was raised on a tobacco farm and his love of farming continued throughout his life.  Eugene was also a retired Sheriff of Halifax County after many years of dedicated service.  

 

Left to cherish his memory are:

His Wife

Dianne Chandler Shortt of Charlotte, NC

His Daughters

Renee S. Harper (Steve) of Cary, NC

Carla S. Bunge (Jason) of Jupiter, FL

Grandchild

Jay Edward Bunge

Siblings

Garnett Shortt (Carolyn) of South Boston

Phillip Shortt of Richmond

Wayne Shortt (Mary Jo) of Altavista

Betty Sue Shortt of Nathalie

 

***Preceded in death by***

Siblings

Ryland Shortt, Bobby Shortt, and Linda Shortt Clark

 

A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Millstone with the Rev. Barry Fero officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, one hour prior to the service at the church’s Family Life Center.

 

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, December 2, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Millstone

1026 Millstone Church Trl., Nathalie, VA 24577

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Millstone

1026 Millstone Church Trl., Nathalie, VA 24577

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