Milford Clarence Short
Milford Clarence Short
  • August 20, 1928 - August 27, 2017
  • Virginia

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Milford Clarence Short (Shorty), 89,of Manassas, VA, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Gainesville Health and Rehab Center. Milford was born August 20, 1928, in Osborne Gap, Clintwood, VA, to Teddy "Earl" Short and Lydia Cox Short.
Mr. Short retired from Fairfax Lumber and Millwork as an Interior Door Plant Supervisor in Culpeper, VA. After retirement he worked as the Market Master at Manassas Farmers Market for seven years.
He loved nature and bird watching. His favorite hobby was bass fishing. He never met a stranger and will be greatly missed by many.
Milford is survived by his longtime girlfriend Louise, his brother Ray and his wife Helen Shortt of Fredericksburg, VA, his sister Ruth and her husband Norman Campbell of King George, VA, his son Gary Short and wife Barbara of Frederick, MD, his son Dennis and wife Kathy Short of Alexandria, VA, his son Michael and his wife Loretta of Stephens City, VA, and his daughter Sandy and her husband Todd Hetzer of Culpeper, VA, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is also proceeded in death his brother Jona Shortt, Sisters Shirley Orr and Oma Renninger, and, Granddaughter Marissa Short.
The family will receive friends Friday, September 1, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Clore- English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA, with Reverend Raymond Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Bright View Cemetery, 8265 Lunsford Road, Warrenton, VA. Online condolences may be offered through The family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.