ULYSSES — Vaden Gary Shorter, 60, died Thursday, Feb, 8, 2018, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.

He was born June 13, 1957, in Ulysses, to Charles Philip and Vera Margene Moore Shorter. He graduated from Ulysses High School in 1976.

Mr. Shorter was a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Services for 25 years in Ulysses.

Survivors include his mother, Vera Margene Shorter of Ulysses; two brothers, Marvin Shorter of Holyrood, and Verlin Shorter of Ulysses; and three sisters, Lucinda Davis of Pickens, S.C., Johanna Aleck of Clemson, S.C., and Janet Freed of Delta, Colo. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Philip Shorter. Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Country View Baptist Church, Ulysses. Burial will be at Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, American Cancer Society, Future Farmers of America or Grant County 4-H, all in care of the funeral home, 218 S. Main St., Ulysses, KS 67880.