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David Short

May 12, 1943 December 5, 2017
David Short
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Obituary for David Short

David Short, 74 of Belton, Missouri passed away December 5, 2017 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Cremation, with Memorial Services scheduled for 1:00 pm Monday, December 11, 2017 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). There will be no visitation. Contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or House of Hound. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

David Eldon Short was born May 12, 1943 in Amoret, Missouri to John Henry and Alice Mae Lynch Short. He grew up in Bates County Missouri and attended Miami School. David was united in marriage to Peggy Jordan. He was a member of Local #264 and worked in construction for 45 years. David enjoyed dirt track racing, Nascar races, and most of all his grandchildren and family.
David was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Alice Fay Thornton. He is survived by his wife Peggy Short of the home in Belton, MO., daughter Julie Holmes of Grandview, MO., and grandchildren, Walker Slinger, Hailey Slinger, Krista Lenard, and Grace Holmes. David is also survived by his brothers, Jess Short of Amoret, MO., John Short and wife Donna of Rich Hill, MO., Jim Short and wife Cheryl of Adrian, MO., Jerry Short of Foster, MO., and Edward Short of Rich Hill, MO., sisters, Betty Irwin of Butler, MO., Connie Cox of Lee’s Summit, MO., and Sharon Scrogham and husband Elbert of Adrian, MO., along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM 12/11/2017 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/11/2017 2:00:00 PM
Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

10 S. High St.
Butler, MO 64730

Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
10 S. High St. Butler 64730 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

House of Hound

10 S Orange St
Butler, MO 64730

St. Judes Children's Research Hospital

501 St Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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