Charles C. Short, widower of Margaret Stephens Short, of Mt. Sterling, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was a 96 year old native of West Liberty, son of the late Henry and Lula Elam Short, an Army veteran of WWII, and a farmer and horse trainer.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Wanda Lou Short and Brenda Gayle Wattenberger, a granddaughter, Melanie (Randy) Mann, a great-granddaughter, Margaret Ashley (Rob) Rogers, a great-grandson, Hobie Hall, a great-great-granddaughter, Remi Lynn Hall, a sister, Pearl Marie Murphy, special life-long friend and caregiver, Douglas Wayne Keith, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Charles D. Short and a brother, Arnold Short.
His funeral will be 2:00 Saturday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals, Margaret Ashley Rogers and Pastor David Campbell presiding, with burial in Machpelah Cemetery on Monday. Visitation is 1-2:00 Saturday. Pallbearers are Randy Short, Ricky Oldfield, Shane Oldfield, Danny Nickels, Hobie Hall and Margaret Ashley Rogers. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Little, Larry Thompson, Douglas Keith, Randy Mann, Mort Little, Elwood Short, Jimmy Murphy, Roger Murphy, Ricky Campbell and Hobert Hall.
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