Mr. Orville S. “Tubby” Short Jr., age 64, of Mitchell, returned to rest in the arms of his Heavenly Father, Wednesday, December 9, at I.U. Health Bedford.
Mr. Short was born November 5, 1956 in Harlan County, Kentucky the son of Orville Short Sr. and Marie Johnson Short. Tubby was a devoted husband and father, and was dedicated to his family. He always tried to protect them from worrying about him. He had a great sense of humor and would help others in any way that he could.
He is survived by his wife: Diane Wiseman Short, three daughters: Renee Short (David) of Geneva, AL, Becky Short of Westville, FL, and May Short of Mitchell, a son: Eric Wiseman (Jammie) of Salem, four brothers: Archie Short and Bobby Short (Belvia) both of Cumberland, KY, and Cliston Short and Shannon Short (Misty) both of Brandenburg, KY, two sisters: Teleda McCall of Cumberland, KY, and Shandeal Fields of Brandenburg, KY, 10 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by a brother: William Short, two sisters- Mary Jo Gross and Shirley Creech, a sister-in-law: Bobbie Jean Short, and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 4-8PM and Saturday from 10AM-until time of service at the funeral home.
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