Anthony Oliver Shortt, 61, of Whitesburg, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Born September 8, 1959, he was the son of Lois Bolling Shortt and the late Edmond F. Shortt. Tony was preceded in death by his son Oliver Franklin Shortt and 2 sisters: Tina Shortt and Terri Shortt; and his niece, Terri Shortt Looney. Tony was a devoted father, son, and grandfather. He enjoyed music and spending time with his family. He is survived by his mother, Lois; 1 son: Roy (Katie) Shortt of Ermine; 1 brother: Tim (Shelia) Shortt of Whitesburg; 5 grandchildren: Jadeyn, Aubrey, Harper, Isaac, Ellie Mae; and 1 niece: Tracy Ison along with a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2021, and Tuesday January 12, 2021, at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Tony Brown officiating. Concluding service will follow at the American Legion Cemetery in Whitesburg, Ky.
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