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Christopher Stewart Short

July 27, 1974 March 13, 2019
Christopher Stewart Short
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Obituary for Christopher Stewart Short

Christopher Stewart Short, 44, of Fairview Avenue, Mt. Sterling, husband of Joy Wilson Short, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from injuries sustained in a crash on I-64 in Bath County.

Born July 27, 1974, in Montgomery County, he is the son of Gary and Karen Oaks Short of Mt. Sterling.

In addition to his wife of 22 years, Joy Wilson Short, and his parents, Chris is survived by four children, Benjamin Caleb Short (Bryanna), Caroline Elizabeth Short, Christopher Garrett Short, Conner Wilson Short, and one grandson, Blake Carter Short, all of Mt. Sterling.

Other survivors include one sister, Melody Setters (Brent); two nephews, Patrick and Brody Setters; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Oaks; paternal grandmother, Virgaleen Karrick Short, all of Mt. Sterling.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Yaundell Oaks, and paternal grandfather, Paul Short.

Chris was currently an employee of Kentucky Utilities, where he worked for 22 years. He graduated from Montgomery County High School in 1992 and attended Northwood University in Florida and the University of Kentucky. Chris was a member of Gateway Christian Church.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Gateway Christian Church with Uncle Bill Kilgore officiating. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Sharpsburg.

Pallbearers: Chris Lawson, Joe Veeneman, Anthony Myers, Wesley Lykins, Mark Collier, Tommy Wilson, Anthony Miracle, Rick Spencer. Honorary pallbearers: Girls at the Mount Sterling Kentucky Utilities Office.

Visitation is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Gateway Christian Church, 801 Winchester Road, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to Whitaker Bank (any location) for the Short Children’s Education Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.

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5:00 PM 3/15/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Gateway Christian Church

801 Winchester Road
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Gateway Christian Church
801 Winchester Road Mt. Sterling 40353 KY
United States





11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gateway Christian Church

801 Winchester Road
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Gateway Christian Church
801 Winchester Road Mt. Sterling 40353 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Crown Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

P O Box
Sharpsburg, KY 40374

P O Box Sharpsburg 40374 KY
United States

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