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“Marcus was a neighbor and good friend. When he moved next door to us, we instantly hit it off sharing a love for sports and fishing. I have many...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Dan Beeman - CLOVIS, CA - Friend

“It has been a pleasure working by your side. I remember always feeling at ease when I knew I would be getting report from you or vice versa. Your...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Maxine Ly - Fresno, CA - Coworker

“Marcus, i am so grateful to have met you and worked alongside you. You have taught me so much in nursing and made an impact in my nursing career. Im...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Cindy Moua - Clovis, CA

May the holidays bring us joy and peace to the world “I was in disbelief of your passing. You were a coworker and someone I looked up to as a newer nurse. You were such a great, seasoned and very...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Danny Nguyen - Clovis, CA

“I was in disbelief when I heard about this unfortunate news. It was just a couple months ago when I worked with Marcus at Clovis Community. I'm...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Pajai Lor - Clovis, CA - coworker

“Wow I am speechless. I feel like it was just yesterday Marcus and I sat together at the nurses station. We had a quiet night and so we shared a...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: L Vang - Fresno, CA - coworker

“Devastated by your loss, Marcus was a coworker of mine and my wife's for many years and loved him dearly. Our hearta break for his family and friends...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: James Warren - Owensboro, KY

“I was deeply saddened by the news of Marcus passing. My heart felt condolences to you and your family. I will truly miss working with him. He will...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Xy Vang - Fresno, CA - coworker

“I am so sorry for your lost. Marcus was a good nurse and coworker to work with. I will miss him alot. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Ra Thon - Fresno, CA - Coworker

“Marcus, I'm very thankful I was able to work along side you. You helped me grow as a nurse and gave me advice that I'll carry in my heart forever. I...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Dominica Powell - Fresno, CA

“Mark, I can't think of anything worse for a parent. I coined a phrase yrs ago when working for hospice and I think it sums up how me and Patricia...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: charles cox - benton, KY - Friend

“So sorry for your loss I know Marcus from high school.I went to school with him .R.I.P. Marcus ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Franny Barnard (dukes) - KY

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Marcus in Owensboro at the hospital. Marcus was a very good nurse, caring, polite, and friendly. ...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Becky Howard - philpot, KY

“No words can express how sad to hear this news. Marcus was the sweetest person. My son, Johnathan was close friends with prayers are with your...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Haynes - Gardnerville, NV

“Mark & Margaret, We want you to know that we are thinking of you and remembering you in our prayers!Love Brenda & Clarence ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Brenda & Clarence Brewer - KY

“My condolences, if you need anything please let me know. You as always in our prayers ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Billy Littlefield - Central City, KY

“Sorry to hear about this. Prayers for your family. ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Edmond Witt - Maynardville, TN

“I am so very sorry. I am praying for God's comfort and peace. Mrs. Short I am sending hugs and prayers. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Debbie Goff - Cromwell, KY

“Margaret and Mark, I am so sorry to hear of your son's passing. Prayers for you and the rest of the family. Pray you feel the presence of our Lord...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Angela Francis Noffsinger - OH

“Mark and Margaret I am so sorry for the loss of your son. Prayers for you and all of your family at this very trying time. God bless and hold your...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Sheila Grubbs-Cloud - Dayton, OH

“So sorry to hear this Mark prayers for all of you. May God give you peace and comfort as only he can. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Susan Stallard - Evarts, KY

“We are so very sorry. Our prayers are with your family. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Karen Willis - Central City, KY

“so sorry he will live forever in your hearts ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: daune Johnson - little river, SC

“We are so sorry and cannot imagine your grief. Holding you all close in our prayers. If we can do anything please let us know. Love Kathy and...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy and Charles Guyn - Harlan, KY

“You are all in my prayers. So sorry for your loss! ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Jasmine Perry - Paducah, KY

CENTRAL CITY - Marcus Aaron Short, 40, of Central City, died Monday, December 2, 2019, at his home. Mr. Short was born April 12, 1979, in Daviess County. He was a registered nurse and member of First Baptist Church in Central City. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Virgil and Dorothy Pike, Milford Glen Short, and Thelma Christine Davis Short; aunt Joyce Gregory; and uncles Billy Pike and Bobby Pike.

He is survived by his parents, Mark and Margaret Short of Central City; sister Lindsay (Jeremy) Durall of Greenville; nephew Hayden James Durall of Greenville; aunts and uncles Barbara Pike, Beverly (Joe) Hall, Darlene (Billy) Freeman, Debra (Billy) Hayes, Rhonda Thompson, Michael (Amanda) Short, and Milford Glen (Danni) Short, Jr.; and cousins Amy (Matt) Gardner, Ryan Nelson, Jenny Hall, Sarah Rager, Marcus Gerard (Heidi) Short, Stacey (Gerry) Neely, Aimee (Andrew) Dobbins, Karen Neal, and Donna Gregory.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 6, 2019, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Chase Thompson officiating, assisted by Rev. Eric Nelson. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at