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Friday, July 29, 2016

Obituary - Robert Henry Short

Robert Henry Short
Robert Henry Short, age 86, Linn Valley, Kansas passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Olathe Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas on March 27, 1930 the son of Harry Howard and Mary Cecelia Callahan Short. 

He served his country during the Korean War in the United States Air Force. After serving in the Air Force Robert worked at Cook Paint. 

He married Barbara Allison on June 24, 1977. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 4347. 

Robert moved to Linn Valley in 1993 where he made a host of new friends, enjoyed playing golf with his son, and working in the garden and yard. He was most happy spending time with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers: Gaylord, Harold and Kenneth. He is survived by his wife Barbara, two sons, Kevin and Tim Short, a daughter, Laura Moss, a sister Mary Lou Weber, four grand and three great grandchildren. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and papa. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral service will be held 10 am Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be 2 pm Monday, at the White Chapel Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri. Visitation will be held 6 to 8 pm Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Schneider La Cygne Chapel. 

The family suggests contributions to Catholic Charities, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kansas. On line condolences can be left at Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.