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Darrell "Eddie" Edward Shortt

November 23, 1973 March 25, 2018
Darrell "Eddie" Edward Shortt
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Darrell “Eddie” Edward Shortt, 44 years of age of Raven, VA, went to his heavenly home Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Maryville, TN from of an apparent heart attack. Born on November 23, 1973 in Richlands, VA, he was the son of Darrell Charlie and Judy Carol Richardson Shortt.

Eddie was of the Pentecostal faith and was a member of New Life Fellowship Church in Oakwood VA. He was a faithful employee of Keen Mountain Correctional Center for 24 years and 6 months. Eddie was working on his Cyber Security Certificate through Southwest Virginia Community College and would have been a graduate of the May 2018 Class. He was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling but most of all he loved spending time with his family. Loving husband, father, son, grandson and uncle.

Those left to cherish his memories in addition to his parents, Darrell and Judy Shortt of Raven, VA, include his loving wife of 24 years, Barbara Anne Looney Shortt of Raven, VA; two daughters, Adriana Chantel Shortt and Chelsea McKayla Shortt of the home; two sisters, Melinda Rose (Scotty) Lambert of Cedar Bluff, VA, and Amanda Faye (Chad) Wallace of Rosedale, VA; maternal grandparents, Olbert L. and Alice Faye Richardson of Richlands, VA. He is also survived by one niece, Kellie Wallace and three nephews, Matthew Lambert, Zachary Lambert, and Jonathan Lambert.

The funeral service for Eddie Shortt will be on Thursday March 29, 2018 at 12 noon in the New Life Fellowship Church in Oakwood VA with Pastor Jerry Wilson and Pastor Dennis White officiating. Burial and a full Virginia State Honor Guard service will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, VA.

Active pallbearers will be his brothers-in-law.

The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 28 at New Life Fellowship Church in Oakwood with an evening service to be held at 7:00 PM.

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The family of Darrell “Eddie” Edward Shortt have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.

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6:00 PM 3/28/2018 6:00:00 PM
New Life Fellowship

10709 Riverside D
Oakwood, VA 24631

Evening services will begin at 7:00 PM

New Life Fellowship
10709 Riverside D Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service




12:00 PM 3/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
New Life Fellowship

10709 Riverside D
Oakwood, VA 24631

New Life Fellowship
10709 Riverside D Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy Cedar Bluff 24609 Virginia
United States

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