MORGANTON, N.C. - Terry Shorthouse, 75, of Morganton, N.C., died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
He was born on May 4, 1938, in Niles, to the late James A. Shorthouse and Virginia Reany Shorthouse.
He worked as a sales representative in the shoe industry and was a veteran of the U.S. Marines.
He is survived by his wife, Anith C. Shorthouse; sons, Darren Shorthouse, Brian Shorthouse and Rick (Antonietta) Shorthouse, all of Morganton; grandchildren, Cazzie, Jacob, LeAnne and Hannah Shorthouse; great-grandchildren, Madison, Emily, Emma and Isabell; brothers, Richard (Roberta) Shorthouse and Timothy (Faith) Shorthouse, all of Florida; and a sister-in-law, Nina Miller of Morganton.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.
Condolences may be made online at www.sossomanfuneralservice.com.