Tracy City- Mr. Robert “Pop” Mitchell Short, 73, passed away Monday July 24, 2017 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health Sewanee. He was born in Sewanee, Tennessee on May 26, 1944 to Johnny William Short and Ida Mae Edith Short who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Carol Nunley Short; daughter, Shawna Short; sister, Mary Short; and grandson, Kory Short.
He was member and Past Master of Sewanee Lodge #405 F & AM. A US Army Veteran of Vietnam and Desert Storm, and attended Grace Village Church.
He is survived by his son; Kip (Penny) Short; daughters, Misha(Harvey) Hammock and Trina(Evan) Nunley; grandchildren, Kye, Kayla, Katie, Emily, Samantha, Trinity, Simon, Madison, and Jenny Beth; great grandchildren, Mckenna, Maci, Tessa, and Milo.
Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Thursday in the Foster and Lay Chapel with military honors provided by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard with burial to follow in the Coalmont Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM-9:00 PM Wednesday. A Masonic service will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday at Cumberland Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tennessee.www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net