Byron M. Shorter, 82, of Charlotte Court House, VA, entered his heavenly home on Thursday, December 9, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Murphy and Hattie Shorter; his youngest son, Jimmy Shorter; and his sister, Lois Groves.

Byron is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Shirley Shorter; their children, Timmy Shorter (Kim), Kenny Shorter, Debbie Barksdale (Kevin), Dawn Shorter, Donna Lacks (Steven), Dana Shorter (Will); his niece, Hope Brown (Robert); thirteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; his brother, Ned Shorter (Joann); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, December 13, 2021, at Centenary Methodist Church Cemetery, Madisonville.  The family will receive friends at the home, 1616 Harvey Road, Charlotte Court House.  A Public viewing will be held, on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, from 9 a.m. til 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please may contributions to the Charlotte County Rescue Squad.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.

Condolence Messages

  1. Jill Metcalf

    12 December 2021 12 months ago

    Sorry for the family loss. Byron was a very nice funny man.
    He will be missed by all that knew him.

  2. Connie L Rowan

    12 December 2021 12 months ago

    Our deepest Sympathy to the Shorter Family on the passing of Mr. Shorter . Our Love,Thoughts and Prayers are with you .
    Love,
    Connie and Family

  3. MARK FEARS

    13 December 2021 12 months ago

    PRAYERS

  4. COURTNEY & DORIS ANDREWS

    13 December 2021 12 months ago

    MAY THE PEACE OF GOD, THE LOVE OF JESUS AND THE COMFORT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT REST UPON EACH OF YOU IN ALL SEASONS OF LIFE’S JOURNEY. OUR JOURNEY HAS BEEN ENRICHED BY KNOWING BYRON AS A PEACEFUL CHRISTIAN GENTLEMAN WHO LOVED HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
    OUR LOVE AND PRAYERS,
    COURTNEY AND DORIS

  5. KATHY HINES

    13 December 2021 12 months ago

    I am very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family during this most difficult time.

  6. Delores Randolph

    14 December 2021 12 months ago

    Prayer of strength and comfort to the family.

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