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Charles W. "Charlie" Short, age 75 of West Salem, IL passed from this life to the next on Friday, March 20, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN.
Charlie was born on February 25, 1940 in Lancaster, IL to Farris (Eckiss) Short and Willard Short.
He married Judith "Judy" Rodgers on July 1, 1962 in West Salem, IL and they enjoyed almost 53 years together.
Charlie worked for several years at Champion Laboratories. He was a Lifetime Member of the Masonic Lodge and participated in the Shriners Ainad Motor Patrol, along with the Hillbilly Clan #39. He was also a member of the Olney and Mt. Carmel Eagles and a member of the Albion Moose. He thoroughly enjoyed hunting and being with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers: George, Wilbur and Roscoe Short, one sister, Pat Rodgers, three sisters-in-law: Jean May, Thelma Short, Darlene Short and one brother-in-law, Paul Rodgers.
He is survived by his wife Judy of West Salem, two daughters: Rose (Wayne) Hampton of Olney, IL and Marcy "Sam" (Curt) Harrington of Effingham, IL, three grandchildren: Samantha (and fiance' Jake), Shawn and Angel, two step-grandchildren: Stephanie and David, one great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn "George" and four step-great grandchildren: Brice, Rayden, Raiatea and Luci. He is also survived by two brothers: Jim (Martha) Short of West Salem and Arthur (Brenda) Short of Mt. Carmel, IL and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service for Charles Short will be held at 10AM on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem, IL with Masonic Rites. Burial will follow at Macedonia Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6PM to 8PM on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made in his memory to the Shriner's Children's Hospital.