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Toby Short

October 3, 1955 — May 17, 2017

Toby Lee Short (#7) 61, Harlan gained his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  Toby was a retired truck driver and a proud papaw.  He was a member of the Cornerstone Community Church in Baxter, KY and had a strong faith in Our Living God.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roland “Tobe” Peace and Loretta Robbins; three brothers, Joseph Peace, Sam Short, and Leonard Farley; brother-in-law, Marion Brock; and son-in-law, Jerry Daniels.

He left to mourn his passing his wife of 41 years, Paula Short; two children, Melissa (Lloyd) Sargent and Toby Short; a sister-in-law he considered his daughter, Tonya Barber; five grandsons, Matthew Short, Gavin Hills, Mark Sargent, Christopher Short, and Zachary Lynch; and his two precious boys, JJ and Copper, his fur babies; 12 brothers and sisters, Bill (Tammy) Landford, Chris (Jeanie) Peace, Roland Peace, Jr, Albert Davis, Timothy Peace, Kathrene (Tim) McLean, Ann (Gary) Howard, Georgia (Ray) Wilmoth, Paul Robbins, Tammy (Donald) Shepherd, Candy (Bill) Howard, and Anna (Wes) Dunn; special friends, Jerri Hobbs and Arnold “Dooley” Fields.

Visitation will be after 5:00 PM Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Cornerstone Community Church at Baxter.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Cornerstone Community Church at Baxter.  Pastor Frank Howard will be officiating the services.

Interment will follow the funeral in the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith.  Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.

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