Service for Our Neighbor Kathy Short
Kathy Short, a longtime homeowner in Bentley Village died on Monday
November 30th. Kathy and her husband, Ray, built in our neighborhood
in 1993 and have been wonderful members of our community. Kathy was
one of the original members of the Bentley Village Bunco group that
formed in approximately 1998. She loved to play Bunco with the ladies
in the neighborhood. She will be missed by many!
A graveside service has been scheduled for Kathy Short. It will be held next Monday, December 21st at noon at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Dr. in Arlington. We have been asked to share this information with neighbors, and Ray would be pleased to see neighbors there.
Katherine M Short
September 1, 1940 – November 30, 2020
Katherine was born September 1, 1940 in Arlington, Texas and was a
resident of Euless until she moved with her family to Haltom City. She
was a graduate of Birdville High School where she was valedictorian of
her graduating class in 1957.
Katherine met her loving husband Ray Short on a blind date and a year
and a half later they were married in 1962. They spent 59 loving years
together. They were blessed with two children, Greg and Traci, and 4
grandchildren, Mitchell, Katy, Nikki and Mandi. Katherine spent many
years working in HR. She began her career at Southwestern Bell, then
moved with her family to Denver, Colorado where she worked for AT&T.
She decided to take an early retirement in 1990 when she and her
family moved to Tucson, Arizona.
Eventually their family made their way back to Texas in 1993 and that
is where they planted their roots. Katherine’s church home was New
World United Methodist Church, where she was a devoted member for many
years. Katherine passed away Monday, November 30, 2020.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Vernon R. Fitch and Liza Fitch.
She is survived by her husband Ray Short, son Greg Short, daughter
Traci Singer, grandchildren Katy Short, Nikki Singer, Mitchell Short
and Mandi Woods, brother-in-law Joe Steele, nieces and nephews and her
closest friends Jeanie Adams, Marilyn Mays and Jane Buehler. Kathy
loved her slot machines! But even more than that, she loved her
family. She dedicated her life to her husband, children and
grandchildren. She was a kind and giving person, and she had a life
well lived. She will be very missed.