Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Obituary - Edward Short

Edward Short of Rich Hill, Missouri was cremated and no services are planned. Arrangements, Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) Butler, Missouri. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Edward Eugene Short, age 65 of Rich Hill, Missouri died Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born January 7, 1957 to John Henry and Alice May Lynch Short in Amoret, Missouri.

Edward grew up in Amoret, Missouri and graduated from Miami High School in 1975. He worked as a truck driver.

Edward thrived on car races, riding his motorcycle, NASCAR and attending stock car races. His dog Vicki, a blonde lab, was his constant and faithful companion.

Edward is survived by three brothers, John W. Short and wife Donna of Rich Hill, Missouri, Jim Short and wife Cheryl of Adrian, Missouri and Jerry Short of Foster, Missouri; three sisters, Betty Irwin of Butler, Missouri, Connie Cox of Lee’s Summit, Missouri and Sharon Scrogham and husband Elbert of Adrian, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Short; and sister, Alice Faye Thornton.

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