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May 7, 1963 - August 12, 2021
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Kenneth Dale “Ken” Short, 58, of Cody went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Diane Dalton Short, who kept him at their home during 2 weeks of hospice care. Mr. Short was born in Halifax County on May 7, 1963, to the late Kenneth Edward Short and Vivian Martin Short Terry. Ken was a man who loved life, hunting, fishing. A friend to all who knew him and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five stepchildren, Darrell, Jerald, April and Jeanie Pullium, William David Arthur (Krystal); one grandson, Jacob Arthur; three sisters, Rhonda Taylor (Tony) of Amelia, Barbara Fisher (Wayne) of Volens, Pamela Sterusky (Mark) of Charleston S.C.; one special aunt, Annie Mae Short, who was by his side at the end; mother-in-law, Betty Myers; father-in-law, Carlton Dalton (Linda); and one sister-in-law, Gwen Bruce all of Hurt; one brother-in-law, Jeffrey Vaughn; three nephews, Wesley Haynes, C. W. Fisher, and Cody Vaughn; one niece Rebecca Taylor; a special friend he called “cuz”, Timmy Betterton. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Short; two sisters, Judy Short, Sandra Vaughn; two nieces, Amber Taylor, Toni Lynn Taylor; brother-in-law, Steve Dalton; and his grandparents, Albert and Pearl Martin. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, August 16, 2021 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Michael Davis with interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel and at his home other times. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.