Russell Short, 64, of Stoutsville, passed away on Sept. 21, 2015, in Circleville.
He was born July 17, 1951, in West Virginia, to Owyer and Alberta (Brewer) Short.
He was a member of NRA, I.A.M. and the Ohio Operating Engineers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Deanna.
Russell is survived by his wife, Debra (Allen) Short; daughters, Leslie (Cody) Wilson and Amy (Chet) Monroe; son, Jared (Jessica) Johnson; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Junior Short; two sisters, Bonnie Weisman and Barbara Gray; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating. A gathering will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to www.dashrescue.net or DASH Rescue, 2110 Bypass Rd., Pocomoke, MD 21851.
Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.