James Short of Bluffton, Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in Bluffton, AR with his family by his side. James was born July 18, 1954 to Charles Short and Helen (Grant) Short. He was 64 years old.
James was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a hard worker and honest. He loved spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. If James could say one thing to his family and friends it would be to "eat, drink, be happy and enjoy life".
James leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife Sherry Short; and his children: Tina Hutchins and husband Tony, Josh Ward and wife Tashia, Tammy Boze and husband Jeremy, Kaine Short, CD Short, Chucky Short and wife Kelly. James is also survived by one brother, Billy Short and one sister, Barbara Hunt sister-in-law Christine Short, sister-in-law Anita Milligan, brother-in-law Kevin Milligan, sister-in-law Jennifer Howell, brother-in-law Scott Howell, brother-in-law Larry Willis. Pops, will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Evan Vaught and wife Krystalen, Darrnell Willis, Mikala Austin, Devan Austin, Devan Austin, Tate Ward, Jinjer Ward, TJ Hutchins, Michelle Harper and Tonya Apple, as well as great-grandchildren: Racelen Vaught, Isaac Vaught, Deanna Melton, Elizabeth Melton, Douglas Harper and Eddie Jo Harper. James will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted, including a host of extended family, friends, neighbors and co-workers dear to his heart.
James is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Helen Short, grandson, Malachi Boze, great grandson Hunter Vaught, brother Terry Short, sister in Law, Faye Burnett, brother in law, Carlos Burnett and brother in Jr. Willis.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.