Blain “Singing Cowboy Evangelist”
Short, age 64, of Somerset, passed from this life on Monday,
July 25, 2016 at the Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Born on September 6, 1951 in Hazard,
KY, he was the son of the late Ollie James “OJ” and Pearlie
Ritchie Short. Blain was of the Southern Baptist faith. He
enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing his guitar, singing, and most
of all he loved the Lord.
He is survived by his nieces, Melissa
Parker (and Holly), Robin Kay Bland (and Cameron), Karen Sue
Borders (and Dr. Jim), Shelly Renie Stevens (and Matt) and
Rebecca Short (and Brian). His nephews, Michael Scott Short (and
Jennifer) and Robert L. Short Jr (and Stephine). His brothers,
Robert L. Short (and Sue) of Mt. Victory, Arthur Short (and
Charlotte) of Georgetown, KY and Hershel Short (and Shirley) of
He was preceded in death by his
parents and an infant sister.
Visitation will be held on Friday
July 29, 2016 after 11am in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral
Home with funeral services to follow at 1pm in the funeral home
Burial will follow in Somerset
In lieu of flowers the family
requests that donations be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, 982
Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.