Phillip Wade Short

Wade Short, passed from this life peacefully to be with his Heavenly Father in his home in Verona, Mo. on February 18, 2022, age 46 as a beloved father, son, brother, uncle, and friend to many.

Wade was born on January 11, 1976, in Denison, TX as the son of Phillip Roy Short and Linda J. Short.
Wade was a prominent residential construction contractor. He loved the outdoors, and spending time fishing on the river and the lake with his boys and family. He graduated at Verona, Mo Public High School, 1994. His sharp wit, warm heart, humor, and generous spirit will be deeply missed forever.

He is survived by his father and mother Phillip Roy Short and Linda J. Short, of Verona, Mo. and his beloved four sons Jacob W. Short, Michael A. Short, Austin L. Short and Andrew J. Short and his sister and son-in-law Shawndi R. Prisk and Fred Prisk and niece Kaleigh J. Simmons and TJ Simmons and their son Sterling Simmons and nephew Kade L. Brown and his previous wife Carrie Short, and stepdaughter Nichole L. Short as well as a host of extended friends and family.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 6, 2022 at the Freedom Christian Center, Aurora, Mo all are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Wade Short memorial fund in care of First State Bank of Purdy, Monett, Mo. 417-235-6100. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.

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