Short, Richard S.
Richard S. Short, "Dick," of Montgomery, Alabama passed away 12 November 2016 after a very courageous battle with myeloma. He was born in Cambridge, MA and received his education at the Beverly, MA public Schools, Bates College, ME, and advanced degrees from Boston University. Dick was employed for many years by the Massachusetts State Department of Education and as Superintendent of Schools, Exeter, NH. After retirement he moved to Montgomery where he became a successful Real Estate agent. After many years of military service, he received an honorable discharge from the Army National Guard. Dick was an active member of the Budleigh Masonic Lodge in Beverly, MA, and a distinguished member and officer of Montgomery Rotary International, AARP, Alabama Real Estate Association, and Sierra Club among others. For over 20 years he was the organist at the Trinity Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL. He leaves his step children Sonia Voskuil (MA), Eric and Mica Voskuil (Seattle, WA) and Martin and Sybil Voskuil (CO); his grandchildren Alexander, Gwenhuyfer, Connor, Sophia, Rowan and Anika; and his sister Marjorie (MA) as well as many devoted and loving friends. The family expresses special appreciation to Cresie, Shirley and all the dedicated caregivers who attended to his needs during his time of illness. A Memorial in his honor will be scheduled on Friday, November 18, 2016, 1:00pm at the Trinity Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery; Interment in NH. Donations in his memory may be contributed to the American Cancer Association, with Magnolia Cremations & Funeral Services
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Published by Montgomery Advertiser on Nov. 14, 2016.