Frank Delano Short Frank Delano Short, 80, of Culpeper, died on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond. He was born on May 5, 1933, in Spiro, Oklahoma, to the late Will L. Short and the late Bessie Nickels Short. Mr. Short was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He belonged to the local VFW and American Legion, and he was a member of the Moose Lodge since 1967. He was known as an avid fan of the Washington Redskins. He loved a good card game and a good meal, but he loved his family most of all. He is survived by his wife, Lois Mae Short; two daughters, Vonda K. Jackson and her husband, Chuckie, of Orange, and Tracy A. Russell and her husband, Keith, of Culpeper; and two sons, Robin K. Short and James F. Short and his wife, Crystal, all of Culpeper. Also surviving is a granddaughter, Chelsea J. Short of Culpeper; and three step-grandchildren, Tiffany, Jessica and Ashley, all of North Carolina. He is also survived by two step-great-grandchildren, Kadance Grace and Vince Alan. In addition to his parents and 10 older siblings, he was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Bruce Short. The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, Virginia. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Found and Sons Chapel with Pastor Roger Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to a local Veteran's organization. Military honors will be provided by Culpeper American Legion Post 330 and VFW Post 2524. An online register book is available at www.foundandsons.com
. Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper, is serving the family.
This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.