Ernest S. Short

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Short, Ernest S.

Ernest (Ernie) Short was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on February 9, 1936. He passed away suddenly at home on June 18 2017.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years Josephine O. Short of Albuquerque; his children Tina Short of Wasilla, AK, Jeff Smith and wife Debbie of DE, Jody Smith of NY, Cheryl and husband Thomas Williams of NC, Steve Gallegos and wife Patricia of SA, and Loretta Mares of D.C. and Leroy J. Gallegos and wife Cathy of Albuquerque. He is also survived by his sisters, Pamela Shinkles and husband Greyson of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Judith K. Smith also of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He served in the Air Force and retired from Kirkland Air Force Base after 35 years of civil service with Defense Logistics Agency.

A private ceremony was held at French Mortuary Cremation Society of New Mexico. Interment will follow at a later date.

Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 25, 2017
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