Timothy 'Tim' Short
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ROCKWELL - Mr. Timothy "Tim" L. Short, 59, of Rockwell, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at his residence.
He was born July 5, 1954, in Guilford County, to the late Elizabeth "Betty" West Williams Short and Carl Meredith Short, Sr.
Tim was a 1972 graduate of East Rowan High School and attended UNC-Charlotte, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He obtained his N.C. Opticians License in 1980 and was employed by Cabarrus Eye Center for 25 years.
Tim was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Rockwell and enjoyed sports. He was an avid UNC-Chapel Hill fan, Carolina Panthers fan and enjoyed NASCAR.
Tim is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Short Kirk and husband, Caleb; brother, Carl M. "Chip" Short, Jr., and wife, Luanne; nephew, Trip Short; niece, Louise Short and friend and companion, Alice Reynolds.
Visitation and Services: The family will receive friends Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 10-11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Rockwell.
The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at St. James conducted by Rev. Charles McManus. Interment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Hospice and Palliative Care, 720 Grove Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 or St. James Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 486, Rockwell, NC 28138.
Powles Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mr. Short. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Chandra Upright, Dr. Brinkley and Dr. Mitro and their staff, and Rowan Hospice and Palliative Care for their care and support during this time.
Powles Funeral Home, Inc.
913 West Main Street
Rockwell, NC 28138
Published in Salisbury Post on July 3, 2014