Roy David ShortMay 20, 1934 ~ June 15, 2017 (age 83)
Mr. Roy David Short went to his Heavenly home on June 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Roy is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Lockwood and Thelma Jean Scott Short; brothers, Thomas and Robert C. Short; sister, Carolyn Short Webb.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 53 years Phyllis Bush Short; daughters, Bibby(Cary) Bailey and Patricia (Russell) Allen; grandchildren, Melissa (Doug) McClelland, Brent Bailey, Eve Allen, Morgan McClelland and Isaac Allen; sister, Nancy Clements Pierce Norwood; sister-in-law, Mary Short; and many nieces and nephews.
Roy was born in Birmingham on March 20, 1934. He graduated from Ensley High School and then he went into the U.S. Navy. He retired after 22 years of service as a CPO U.S. Navy, then became a night manager at Krispy Kreme for 20+ years. Roy went to the United Methodist Church in Graysville, AL where he has been a long-time member, but his best and very special achievements were being a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
Services will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Crestview Memorial Funeral Home in Adamsville, AL. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, AL at 2:00 p.m.