James Robert Short, age 84, of Sophia died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston- Salem.
Mr. Short was born February 9, 1933 the son of James Arthur and Kathleen Reynolds Short. James served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from sales in agriculture and was a member of Marlboro Friends Meeting.
He is survived by his daughter: Kathy Naron of Sophia; son: James "Sid" Short and wife Jennie of Norwood; grandchildren, Jordan and Grayson Short, Joseph Naron and wife Lyssa and Sidney Naron and wife Robyn; brother: Bobby Short and wife Betty of Asheboro.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm at Marlboro Friends Meeting, 2668 Marlboro Church Rd., Sophia with Rev. Ray Luther officiating.
Burial will follow in the meeting cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the Meeting Family Life Center.
Memorials may be made to Marlboro Friends Meeting, 2668 Marlboro Church Rd., Sophia, NC 27350, , American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718Or Randleman High School Booster Club, 4396 Tigers Den Rd., Randleman, NC 27317.