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  • Carl Leroy Short

  • Carl Leroy Short 53 of Frontenac died at 3:03 p.m. Sunday April 21, 2013 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.

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  • Carl Leroy Short 53 of Frontenac died at 3:03 p.m. Sunday April 21, 2013 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.
    He was born August 24, 1959 in Pittsburg, KS the son of Bob and Nancy Short.  He lived his entire life in the Frontenac area.
    Leroy was a 1977 graduate of Pittsburg High School.
    He married Betty Yaeger of Chicopee in June of 1978.
    Leroy was a Sales Rep. working for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation.
    Survivors include a daughter Audrey Green of Pittsburg, 3 grandchildren whom he adored, Hannah, Ramone and Rashaad and an unborn grandson Carl Leroy; 3 sisters Natalie Short, Terri Short and Lisa Smith all of Pittsburg.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Toni Sweezey.
    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday April 26, 2013 at the Friskel Funeral Home in Frontenac with Reverend Dennis Johnson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Frontenac City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home where friends may call after noon Thursday.  Condolences can be sent to www.friskelfuneralhome.com  Memorial contributions can be made to an Education Scholarship Fund for Leroyís grandchildren.  Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay; P.O. Box 907 Frontenac, KS 66763.
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