He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronnie and Peggy Short; his grandfathers, Milford Short and Milford Short.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Vanessa Witt Short; three children, Michael Blade Short, Michaela JoAnn Short, and Chyna Caudill; one granddaughter, Alyssa Coker; one brother, Mitchell Short; all of Closplint; his grandmothers, Wilma “Sissy Short, Morristown, TN; and Wilma Short Closplint; two aunts Diane Gibbons, Morristown, TN and Barbara Short, Cawood. And a host of other family and friends also survive.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 18, 2012 in the chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home from 5 until 8 PM
Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM with the Reverend Mike Blair Officiating.
A grave side service will be held Wednesday, June 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM at Resthaven Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
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Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of his arrangements.