David P. Short, 64, of Polo, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. David was born Oct. 29, 1951, in Milledgeville, the son of Neil and Blanche (Snyder) Short. On January 20, 1970 in Freeport, he was united in marriage to Irene Thibeault. David farmed and worked for Johnson Controls as an Assembler until he retired. He belonged to the Polo Lions Club, enjoyed farming, selling farm toys and helped to keep the Polo Toy Show going year after year.
Survivors include wife Irene; daughter Renee Short and son Jeffrey Short both of Polo; sister Linda (Pete) Meyer of Leaf River; brothers Chuck (Sumiko) Short of North Carolina, Jim (Clare) Short of Florida
He was preceded in death by Parents, a son David Short Jr., sister Betty Bowlin and brother Leroy Short
Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Monday Dec. 28, 2015 at Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St., Polo. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015 also at the Polo Family Funeral Home, burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery, Polo.
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