Clifford Ray Short

Seneca, SC — Clifford Ray Short, 66, husband of Marta Lynn Martin Short of Seneca, SC, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Oconee Memorial Hospital.


A native of Weatherford, OK, Mr. Short was the son of the late Harley Edward and Reva Irene Rodman Short. He retired as a chemist from Continental Tires. Mr. Short was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Mansfield Baptist Church in Mansfield, GA, and attended New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, SC.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Short is survived by a son: Jason Short (Laura) of Midlothian, TX; daughters: Emily Smith (Aaron) of West Union, SC and Allison Molgaard (Josh) of Brookeville, MD; sister: Harlene Chastka of Paden, OK; grandchildren: Sloan Short, Reed Short, Ryder Smith, Cooper Smith, Laurel Smith, Austin Molgaard and Dillon Molgaard.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Short was preceded in death by his brothers: Merle, Arvin, Gary and Richard Short; and nephews: Pat and Kelly Chastka.


Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 7, 2019, at New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, SC.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mansfield Baptist Church Senior Adults, 101 Woodlawn Road, Mansfield, GA 30055; or New Hope Baptist Church AWANA, 4010 Keowee School Road, Seneca, SC 29672.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.