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Christopher Vincent Short, 46, died at 6:40 AM on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home in Jerseyville, IL. He was born May 13, 1971, in Lockport, New York.
He married Diane Cummings January 20, 1990, in Dow.
He worked at Tri-County FS, he was a huge Kiss fan, and enjoyed tractor pulls, camping, playing the guitar, and DJ'ing. He was a member of Cloud 9 Ranch and campground.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Short; daughter, Heather (John) Simmons; son, Christopher Short; father, Raymond Lloyd Short; mother, Bonnie Lou Sharpe; sister, Cathy Miller; brothers, David (Kim) Short, Allen (Conny) Sharpe; grandmother, Esther Vincent; father-in-law and companion, George Cummings; brothers-in-law, Rick (Mindy) Cummings, Dennis (Anna) Cummings; nieces and nephews, Jolene Dixon, Zach Short, Samantha (Jeremy) Hejza, Brian Kropp Jr. (Amanda Wells), Nick (Samantha) Cummings, Kyle (Mallorie) Cummings, Alex Cummings, Tashena and Denisha Cummings; great-nieces, Janelle and Janae Dixon and Aubrey Cummings.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Pat Cummings; brother, Warren; 'step-father' dad, Phil Sharpe; grandfather, Stanley Vincent; grandfather, Lisle Short; and grandmother, Olive Short.
Visitation and funeral services were held on May 20, 2017 at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home, Jerseyville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to the family.
Published on June 5, 2017
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