Russell Short, 64, of Stoutsville, passed away on Sept. 21, 2015, in Circleville.
He was born July 17, 1951, in West Virginia, to Owyer and Alberta (Brewer) Short.
He was a member of NRA, I.A.M. and the Ohio Operating Engineers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Deanna.
Russell is survived by his wife, Debra (Allen) Short; daughters, Leslie (Cody) Wilson and Amy (Chet) Monroe; son, Jared (Jessica) Johnson; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Junior Short; two sisters, Bonnie Weisman and Barbara Gray; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating. A gathering will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to www.dashrescue.net or DASH Rescue, 2110 Bypass Rd., Pocomoke, MD 21851.
Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal