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Carl Keith Short

August 14, 1949 - November 26, 2020

Burial Date November 30, 2020

Visitation will be Noon to 1 P.M., Monday, November 30, 2020 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Reverend Roger Carter presiding.

A graveside service will follow at 2 P.M. Monday at Perry H. James Memorial Park, Frametown with Pastor Bob Paintiff officiating.

Words of comfort and memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

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Carl Keith Short, 71, of Upper Sleith, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

He was born August 14, 1949 in Gassaway to the late Coy Short and Ruth Elmore Short.

Carl was preceded in death by his daughter, Carla Kay Mercado.

He was a concrete finisher in the construction industry.  He loved to hunt, fish and ride four wheelers.  He enjoyed spending time in person and on the phone with his many friends.  Carl loved his grandchildren and his great grandchildren.  He was a fun loving guy with a great sense of humor who had a good life.  He was generous and wore his heart on his sleeve.  He was a Christian by faith.

He will be fondly remembered by his son, David Short and wife, Melisa of Middletown, VA; daughters, Angela Wright and husband, Bill of Fairmont; brother Terry Short and wife, Shirley; sisters, Mary Susan Carr, Janette McCourt, and Oneda Schiefer and husband, Frank; grandchildren, Mackenzie Barrett and husband, Dylan and  Dylan Short, Graci Short, James Wright and wife, Heather, Tayler Wright, Amanda Merullo, Sierra Anderson, Gregory Mercado, and Nicholas Mercado; great grandchildren, Sophia, Mason and Sawyer Wright, and Conway Barrett; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Noon to 1 P.M., Monday, November 30, 2020 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Reverend Roger Carter presiding.

A graveside service will follow at 2 P.M. Monday at Perry H. James Memorial Park, Frametown with Pastor Bob Paintiff officiating.

Words of comfort and memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.