OBITUARY: Caleb Anderson Short


Caleb Anderson Short, age 49 of Ashland City, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at the Residence of Alive Hospice surrounded by his family.

Caleb was born on December 5, 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee to Donna Anderson & the late Gary Short.

He was in management at Frontier Foundation. He also taught at PVCS for 12 years, where he was loved by many teachers and students and also coached football. Caleb enjoyed bowling and mechanical work and was a member of Good Springs Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Gene Anderson; paternal grandparents, Almond & Helen Short; and mother-in-law, Lou Ann Nicholson.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 26 years, Deanna Short; son, Isaac Short; daughter, Delaney Short; brother, Justin (Abby) Short; sister, Rebecca Short; maternal grandmother, Eve Wright; brother-in-law, Troy Nicholson; nieces, Katherine Nicholson, Ella Short, and Jacelyn McCluskey; nephew, Kendrick Short; and father-in-law, Bobby (Charlotte) Nicholson.

Funeral services will be conducted at Good Springs Free Will Baptist Church in Pleasant View at 4:00 PM on Sunday, May 5th, with Bro. Randy Riggs, Bro. Dave Inman, and Bro. Chris Moody officiating. Burial will follow in Good Springs Cemetery with Troy Nicholson, Ryan Stack, Jason Kimbrough, Kendrick Short, Lee Smith, Frank Tejeda, Stevie Duke, and Rick Nicholson serving as pallbearers. Dustin Gebers, Jason Ashworth, Walter Parker, Jesus Bravo, Layne Gebers, and Ben Atherton are serving as honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday, May 5th from 1:00 PM until the hour of service at 4:00 PM.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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