Raymond Lee 'Shorty' Jefferson, Aug. 11, 1949-April 21, 2010

Aug 30, 2015


AUG. 11, 1949-APRIL 21, 2010


Raymond Lee "Shorty" Jefferson, 60, of Milan, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Bassett, Va. He was employed by Ford Motor Company in Lorain and Kentucky for many years. Shorty loved to shoot pool and spend time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sherry (Rowe) Jefferson; children, Keith Rowe and Gordon (Shawna) Rowe of Sandusky, and Kenneth Jefferson of Milan; seven grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth Estes and Julia Clanton of Martinsville, Va., Martha Williamson of Sandusky and Ethel Thomas Owens of Collinsville, Va.; brother, John Jefferson of Sandusky; uncle, Early Estes; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hiawatha and Christine (Estes) Jefferson; and a sister, Lorene Rowe.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. Wednesday until funeral services at 1 p.m. in Assembly of Jesus Christ Church, 3510 Beatty Ave., Sandusky. Elder Johnnie Cross will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Assembly of Jesus Christ.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.