Donald Ray Short
Sep 22, 1936 - Mar 30, 2012
Submitted by: Martha Reddout
Donald was raised in the Dover area. On September 8, 1951 he married Jessie Shute in Nebraska. They moved to California in 1964 where they lived until they returned to this area in 1989. Donald loved boxing and the Oklahoma City Thunder. GO THUNDER!
Survivors include his three daughters, Cindy DeBoard and husband Jim of Beverly Hills, CA, Wanda Gehringer of Kingfisher, and Judi George and husband Donnie of Kingfisher; three sons, David “Oggie” Short and wife Rikki of Tuttle, OK, Gerald Short and wife Kristin of Canyon Lake, CA, and Tommy Short and wife Lisa of LaPuente, CA; one sister, Mary Karenbrock of Kingfisher; sixteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jessie, daughter, Levita Kay Short, grandson, Blanie “Anthony” Short, three brothers, David, Dean, and Gerald and by two sisters, Dorothy and Bettie.
Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Dover Cemetery with Brother Harold Ransom officiating. Services are under the direction of Abernathy Aaron Funeral Home in Crescent.
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