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David P. Short Jr.

Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – David P. Short Jr., 40, of Dixon, formerly of Polo, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He volunteered for Harmon Fire Department.

David was born March 14, 1974, in Dixon, the son of David P. and Irene E. (Thibeault) Short. He married Claudia Mecum on Aug. 20, 1994, in Polo. He attended Abiding Word Church in Sterling.

Survivors include his wife; his parents; his sister, Renee Short of Polo; his brother, Jeffrey Short of Polo; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents and his maternal grandparents.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of friends and family will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Polo Family Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Fairmount Cemetery in Polo.

Visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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