Thursday, February 2, 2023
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States
Obituary of Jackie D. Short
Bedford-Jackie D. “Jack” Short, 84, of Bedford passed away at 3:55 AM on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at his residence. Born December 8, 1938 in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Richard B. and Beulah H. (Hall) Short. He married Barbara Ann Bex on February 24, 1961, and she preceded him in death in 1980. Jack was a graduate of Williams High School with the Class of 1957, following graduation he attended High Point College in North Carolina on a basketball scholarship from 1958 to 1961. After college he began his teaching career in 1963 at the Williams High School where he had coached in ’62 and ‘63, later that year he moved to Bedford High School where he coached Junior Varsity Basketball. In 1974 he moved to Bedford North Lawrence High School and began teaching business and typing and ended with teaching drivers education. He retired in 1998. Jack enjoyed basketball, golf, fishing, and hunting. Survivors include a daughter, Carmen Johnson and her husband Rusty of Bedford; a sister, Suzanne Hardwick of Bedford; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Barbara. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 2nd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Wayne Gaither officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Thursday, March 2nd at the mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.