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Kyle Lee Short, Sr.

April 11, 1941 - June 20, 2020

Burial Date June 25, 2020

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Kyle Lee Short, Sr, of Bedford, Virginia, died on Saturday, June 20, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marie Hill Short. He was predeceased by his parents, Emory Kyle Short, Jr. and Virginia Marie Wade Short.

Kyle was a member of Bedford Baptist Church. He was retired from the United States Postal Service and enjoyed working part-time at the Bedford County Falling Creek collection site. He was a member of the Hill City Masonic Lodge #183 in Lynchburg. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Kyle was adored by so many, especially his loving family.

Kyle is survived by his three children: Kyle Lee Short, Jr. and wife, Sandy of Forest; Cynthia Leigh Short Carbonell and her husband, Carl of Evans, Georgia; and his son Timothy Todd Short of Virginia Beach. He and Marie have seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Bonnie Anne Short Ramsey and husband Todd, and their children: Harker, Grace, and Chipper; Kyle Samuel Short and wife Liz, and their children: Kyle William and Samuel Barrett; Brendan Barrett Short; Ryan Zachary Short; Carl-Michael Carbonell, Alex Carbonell, Caroline Ashton Sammons and her husband John, and their son, Ashton Moore.

Kyle is also survived by his brother and two sisters: Robert R. Short and wife, Jackie; Bonnie Gayle Kilbourne and husband, Pete; and Deborah Short Wilkes and husband, Don, as well as, his brother and sister-in-law, Charlie Bailey and his wife, Phyllis. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

A memorial service and celebration of Kyle’s life will be conducted at Noon on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Tharp Funeral Chapel with the Reverend Dr. David L. Henderson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford and one hour prior to the service starting at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Kyle, please consider memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

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