Leroy "Lee" Carr ShorttFebruary 8, 1943 ~ April 24, 2017 (age 74)
Mr. Leroy “Lee” Carr Shortt, age 74, passed away, Monday, April 24, 2017, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC after a brief illness.
He was born February 8, 1943 in Pittsylvania County, Va. He was a son of the late Roy Thomas and Bessie Carr Shortt. He was a graduate of Renan High School in Renan, Va. He also attended Danville Technical College. He was a Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer, and was the owner operator of Shortt Auction & Realty Company and owner of Lee C. Shortt Self-Storage in Bennettsville, SC. Mr. Shortt was a member of the Certified Auctioneers Institute, National Auctioneers Association, South Carolina Auctioneers Association and North Carolina Auctioneers Association. He was a former member of the Bennettsville Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was an avid collector of classic cars. He enjoyed bike riding and exercising.
He is survived by his three sons; Kennen Shortt (Ellen) of Bennettsville, SC, Denny Shortt (Jacqueline) of Greenville, SC, Damon Shortt (Dulce) of Florence, SC; brothers, Aaron Shortt (Ann) of Altavista, Va., Randall Shortt (Lisa) of Rustburg, Va.; grandchildren, Katherine “Kate” Shortt, Lizzie Shortt, and Jackson Parker Shortt.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Burroughs & Cooper Funeral Home in Bennettsville, SC. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the funeral home. Internment will take place at 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Altavista Memorial Park in Altavista, Va., where graveside services will be conducted by Finch & Finch Funeral & Cremation Service of Altavista, Va.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of one’s choice.
On-line condolences can be made @www.burroughscooperfh.com
Burroughs & Cooper is assisting the Shortt Family.