Cumberland Times-News


July 14, 2014

DONALD L. SHORT JR. [Fort Pierce, Fla.]

— FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Donald Lee Short Jr., 53, died June 22, 2014, in Fort Pierce.

Mr. Short was born in Cumberland and moved to Fort Pierce four years ago.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of The Crossings Community Church, Fort Pierce. He loved fishing, boating, guns, coins, loved hats, loved going to the jetty, and being with family.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Maddy Short, of Fort Pierce; sons, Joshua Lee Short, of Frederick and Jesse Tyler Short, of Cumberland; step-sons, Andrew, of Cumberland, Robert and Jason, both of Port St. Lucie, and Michael of Cumberland; grandchildren, Ayden Lee, Aliyah, Nevaeh, Michael, Cameron, Xhaena, Aleta, Ayana, Andrew, Alex, Alyana, and Abrielle; sister, Kimberly Twig of Chestertown; and step-mother, Geraldine Short.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Lee Short Sr. and mother, Sue Dolores Short.

Inurnment will take place on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.

Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service, Fort Pierce.

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