James Bradley Short passed away at his home in Peoria, Ariz. November 19, 2013. He was 89. One of six children of John Wesley Short and Anna Carl. He was born January 22, 1924 on Foots Creek, near Gold Hill, Ore.

Jim volunteered for military service and served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during WWII, where he was awarded the Purple Heart.

He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Coral (Hilkey) Short; three sons, Jim, John, and Tom; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

We will remember Jim as a loving husband, caring father, and proud grandfather who could find a spot in his heart for everyone he knew.

No services are planned.