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Cecil Short

Cecil Short

November 1, 1950 September 23, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Cecil Allen Short

BOARDMAN, OHIO – Cecil Allen Short, 69, of Boardman, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Cecil was born in East Liverpool on November 1, 1950, only son of the late Wilbert and Bettie J. (Mosley) Short, Jr. He was a graduate of East Liverpool High School and attended Youngstown State University. Cecil accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Midland, PA. He loved music and was a huge fan of famed opera singer, Leontyne Price. Cecil was gifted with a beautiful singing voice and enjoyed singing solos and in church choirs.

Left to cherish his memory are his twin sister Cecelia “Cindee” Hargrove and her husband Glenn of Masury, OH; sister Michelle “Mickie” Hathorn and her husband Connie of Copley, OH; niece Glenda Hargrove; nephew Frank Carson; niece Janeen Scurry and her husband Tavonte; great-niece Nya Anderson and two great-nephews, Noah Hargrove and Legend Scurry.

A private service for family will be held at the Dawson Funeral Home at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The Rev. Thomas Fortini will be officiating. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
    2:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Thomas Fortini
  • Interment

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 |
    Spring Grove Cemetery
    Lisbon Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

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Pastor Tom Fortini sent flowers to the family of Cecil Allen Short.
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Glenda Hargrove

RIP Uncle Cecil. Love you always❤️
Comment | Posted at 10:33am via Condolence
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Thomas Fortini

Cecil was loved, and will be greatly missed by all at New Beginning Church. We know that he is in the glorious presence of the Lord! - Pastor Tom Fortini
Comment | Posted at 01:19pm via Condolence
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Brenda Anderson

My deepest sympathies to the Short family. May God grant you the peace that surpasses all understanding and keep you in His comforting arms.
The Anderson family (Kelly, Brenda, Tyneshia, Kelly 2, Kenda, Marquis, Sr, Trinityee, Ja'Nele and Marquis, Jr.)
Comment | Posted at 12:34pm via Condolence
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Pastor Tom Fortini

Our deepest condolences and prayers go out to the entire family of Cecil Short. We deeply loved him, and will miss him!- New Beginning Church
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Pastor Tom Fortini purchased the Sweet Tranquility Basket for the family of Cecil Short.
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John Haney

I am saddened to hear of the passing of Cecil. I knew him in high school. He was alway quiet and a very nice guy. My deepest condolences to Cecilia and the family.
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Comment | Posted at 05:57am via Condolence
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