The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. Jonathan Todd and Greg Tinker will officiate.
Short was preceded in death by his mother, Melba Short; father, Elbert Short; and brother, Danny Short.
He is survived by his wife, Pam Short of Jasper; daughter, Rachell Humphries of Jasper; step-daughters, Cindy Lollar of Empire and Sharron Harrison of Jasper; brothers, Don Short of Jasper, Terry Short of Goodsprings, David Short of Goodsprings, Marlin Short of Hickory, N.C., Randy Short of Goodsprings, Jimmy Short of Florida and Bill Short of Goodsprings; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Chad Humphries, Chris Bozeman, Kenneth White, Alex Vila, William Vila, Mark Short and Dylan Vila.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571