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Chester Ray Shortridge
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Obituary for Chester Ray Shortridge

Chester Ray Shortridge, 71 years of age of Raven, VA, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at his home. Born July 3, 1946 in Vansant, VA, he was the son of the late Andy Shortridge and Cora Keen Shortridge.

Chester was a retired coal miner, having worked for Island Creek Coal Company and Beatrice Mines. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being outdoors and was a member of Vansant Church Of Christ. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Dolly Ratliff, half-sister Ruth Yates, brothers Franklin Dee Shortridge and Roy Shortridge.

Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-one years Lillian Hale Shortridge of Raven, VA; daughter Theresa Blankenship and husband Steven; son Timothy Shortridge and Terri of Richlands, VA; sister Bonnie Copenhaver and husband James of Bristol, VA; brothers Hearl Shortridge and wife Ilene of Vansant, VA, Henry Shortridge and wife Helen of Grundy, VA, Jim Shortridge and wife Della of Vansant, VA.

He is also survived by his granddaughter Taylor Ann Blankenship, step-granddaughter Shaelynn Shortridge; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral service for Chester Ray Shortridge will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. with Evangelist Mike Rife officiating.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Saturday, one hour prior to the funeral service at 7:00 p.m.

Grave side service will be conducted at the Greenhills Memory Gardens Sunday, July 30, 2017at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing to attend the grave side service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Chester Ray Shortridge have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Jul

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Funeral Service

Saturday

29

Jul

7:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Graveside

Sunday

30

Jul

2:00 PM
Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609

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