Robert Anthony "Tony" Short 39, of Fort Scott, Kan., formally of Frontenac, Kan., died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009.
He was born Nov. 13, 1970, in Pittsburg, Kan., the son of Robert E. and Marilyn R. (Walker) Short.
Tony graduated from Frontenac High School with the Class of 1989.
On Sept. 12, 1992, he was united in marriage to Wendy Stewart in Pittsburg, she survives him of the home.
He worked Carpentry and Construction for several years.
He was of the Christian Faith.
Additional survivors include two sons: Kyler and Kaden Short and two daughters: Myca and McKaleigh Short, all of the home; Bob and Marilyn Short, of Frontenac; a brother, Adam Short of Ozark, Mo.; a sister, Heidi Mitchell of Frontenac and a nephew, Dionte' Short.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: John and Alma Short and Frank and Gertrude Walker, an Aunt, Cheryl Rapp and three cousins: Sariah Cochran, Jeremy Rapp and Shawn Kissane.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at the Friskel Funeral Home with Pastor Jan Veatch-Yoger officiating.
Burial will follow in the Frontenac City Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home 2 hours before service time on Saturday starting at 12 noon.
Condolences may be left at www.friskelfuneralhome .com.
Services by the Friskel Funeral Home of Frontenac, Kan.