Glenn Ray Short

December 1, 1946 - April 7, 2022

Glenn Ray Short, 75, of Silsbee, Texas, our beloved passed away in his home on Thursday, April 7, 2022. He was born December 1, 1946, to Gladys F. Stanley Short and Joe K. Short, Sr., in Beaumont, Texas. Glenn was a graduate of high school from there he went to Apprentice school for pipefitting and welding and then he continued his education as welding inspector. Glenn worked in Europe for over fifty years before retiring from Allseas Marine Contractors in Belgium. Glenn was a lover of the great outdoors. He had many outdoor hobbies including the love for sports, game hunting and freshwater fishing. Glenn was lifetime member of his hunting club and Texas Parks and Wildlife. 

Glenn’s legacy will live on in the hearts of everyone he interacted with. Glenn had many long-time friends, and he will be dearly missed. Glenn loved his kids and grandkids, and his friends. 

Survivors include his daughter, Jennifer A.Wise, 54 of Houston, Texas; son, David P. Short 53 of Hempstead, Texas; brother, Joe K. Short, Jr, 81 of Vidor, Texas; his grandchildren, Coby L. Wise 31 and wife, Marlee Wise 27, of Lumberton, Texas, and Madison Wise, 25 of Lumberton, Texas; and Marlee J. Short, 16 of Beaumont, his great-grandchildren are Carlee D. Wise 9, Emmersyn L. Wise 7, Carter Jackson 11, and Brystol Wise 2. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shirley Coughlin. 

A gathering of Mr. Short’s family and friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Broussard’s, with his graveside service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Zavalla Cemetery, County Road 357, Zavalla. 

Written by: Jennifer Wise 

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 13, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 14, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Graveside Service

Zavalla Cemetery
  • , , Zavalla, TX, 75980,
  • April 14, 2022
  • 1:30 pm

Comments (4)

    Sandra Womack says:

    Glenn, Shirley and Joe along with their parents lived across the highway from my family. My parents, Howard & Bessie Womack thought the world of the family. Glenn & Joe hung out with the Reynolds brothers. I was a little girl, but my parents talked fondly of them and their shenanigans. Prayers for the family.

    Stan Davis says:

    We are saddened by this loss to your family, but, we expect there will be some serious hunting and fishing in Glenn’s heaven.
    Stan & Sandee Davis and family.

    Charles Randall says:

    Very saddened to hear this. I was Glenn’s pest control person for a few years. I always enjoyed hearing about his hunting and fishing trips. A great guy. His family is in my prayers.

    Tracey and Pete Steele says:

    Jennifer, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this trying time, you have our deepest sympathies.

    Love, Tracey and Pete

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