George “Shorty” Dasher, Jr. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at his home in Eastpoint surrounded by his family. He was 74 years old.

He was born in Overstreet to the now late Dollie Mae Raffield Jones and George Dasher. Shorty was a U. S. Army veteran serving from 1966-68. He was a retired commercial fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ann Golden Dasher; son, George Hardy Dasher; grandson, Dakota David Gilbert; brother, Darrell Jones; and nephew, Ellis Golden.

He is survived by his children, Devin Dasher (fiancé, Jeffrey) and Dennis Dasher (wife, Trisha); grandchildren, Tyler Gilbert, and Baileigh, Colby, and Bryant Dasher all of Eastpoint; brothers, Willie Dasher (Joan), David Jones (Diane), and Wayne Jones (Jeri); sister Roxie Allen (Johnny); uncle-brother, James Jones; 11 nieces and eight nephews.

Funeral services will be held graveside Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at Eastpoint Cemetery.

Kelley Funeral Home is assisting in all arrangements.