James Heber Short, age 62, of Prestonsburg, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in the Cornerstone Hospital, Huntington, WV. He was born October 27, 1959 in Paintsville, KY. He was a member of St. Martha's Catholic Church, Prestonsburg, KY.
He was survived by two sons: Chris Short, Huntington, WV, Daimen Short, Chesapeake, OH; his fiancée: Tracy Samons, Prestonsburg, KY; one daughter: Amber Hazlett, Flatwoods, KY; one step daughter: Keesha Romans, nine grandchildren: Domonic, Xander, Dakota, Brianna, Nathaniel, Alyssa, Emily, Adam and Alex.
He was preceded in death by his father: Bernard Short, his mother: Irene Short and one grandchild: Eluria Hazlett.
A memorial service will be Monday, November 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Martha's Catholic Church, Prestonsburg, KY. Vigil will be conducted after 6 p.m. Sunday at the St. Martha's Catholic Church, Prestonsburg. KY