Charles Larry “Shorty” Emmert, age 64, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at his residence. He was born March 24, 1958 in Bristol, Va., a son of the late Charles Francis and Lillian Kathleen McKinney Emmert. Shorty was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a member of the Masonic King Lodge 461. He was an employee of the Sullivan County Highway Department. Shorty was a devoted farmer and a member of the Cattlemen’s Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Emmert Gray.

Survivors include his sister, Betty Sue Emmert; nephew, David Gray and wife Tammy; niece, Teresa Tipton and husband Darin; great niece, Abigail Moore and husband Austin; great nephews, Jeffrey Gray and David L. Gray; several cousins; and a host of special friends.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Shipley Cemetery with Pastor Chad Blevins officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 5 until 8:00 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.