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Lamar Short

d. January 18, 2024

Andalusia, AL

Lamar Arthur Short, age 74 of Andalusia, AL passed away January 18, 2024, in a Dothan hospital.


Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2024, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Josh Wilson will officiate.  The family will receive friends on Monday from 12 p.m. until the time of the service.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery.  Keahey Funeral Home directing.


Left to cherish his memory, loving wife of 52 years, Katherine Short of the home; son, Dustin Lamar Short of Andalusia, Alabama; Christopher Taylor Short (Tara Marion-Short) of Marshallberg, North Carolina; Shannon Michael Short (Kayla Wyrick-Short) of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina; sister, Charlotte Hawkins of Andalusia; mother-in-law, Lucy Christina Torres Snook of Ozark; sister-in-law, Robin Pearce of Springfield, Missouri; sister-in-law, Patricia Susan Hayes Snook of Ozark; brother-in-law, George Henry Snook of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Georgia Blair Short, Max Lucas Short, Ellie Kate Short, Tanner Jones Short, Tucker Jack Short, Brittany Jo Long, Tyler Dustin Long, Jacob Martin Long; numerous nieces and nephews.


Lamar was the son of the late Arthur Byrd Short and Charlotte Leslie Mack Short.  He was a 1967 graduate of Andalusia High School and served in the U.S. Navy for 2 years.  A gifted vocalist, he sang with The Vessels of Clay for 15 years and the Old Times Quartet in Andalusia.  The couple had resided in Mount Airy, North Carolina and moved back to Andalusia 2 years ago.  They attended Southside Baptist Church; he played baseball and softball with church leagues and was an avid fisherman.  He was a member of the Christian Bass Anglers of Mount Airy and an Alabama Crimson Tide fan. He will be greatly missed.


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