Funeral services for Ralph D. Short, 77, of Eolia will be held today (Wednesday) at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial will be in the Colinger Cemetery in Eolia.
A son of the late Woodrow and Winnie Sturgill Short, he died January 10 at Pikeville Medical Center.
He was the widower of Anna Colinger Short.
Surviving are a son, Jeffery R. Short of Eolia; a daughter, Jennifer Hampton of Jonesboro, Tenn.; two brothers, Darrell Short and Myrel Short, both of Eolia; five sisters, Jewell Maggard of Eolia, Janice Hadley of Campbellsville, Mamie Fish of Fortville, Ind., Nadine Short of Indianapolis, Ind., and Eunice Waddles of Hindman; and two grandchildren, Cassie Hampton and Jonathan Hampton.