Warren Dale Shortt

(August 1st, 1945 - December 3rd, 2016)

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     Warren Dale Shortt, age 71 and a long-time resident of Ozark, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at his home.  He was born August 1, 1945 in Keltner, Missouri the son of Emmitt Shortt and Ona (Harville) Shortt.Dale formerly was co-owner of D & D Office Products and later worked at Shortt Insurance with his brother Lowell Shortt.  For many years Dale has presently owned/ operated Dale's Home Repair and always had a huge soft heart for the elderly. He will be sadly missed by his family, but fondly remembered. Dale is survived by his two loving sons Clint Shortt of Sparta, Andy Shortt of Ozark, and his self-proclaimed son Trever Micham of Ozark. Dale was blessed with one grandson Ethan Shortt of Sparta that he doted on and truly adored.  Additionally, Dale is survived by his siblings Noel Shortt and wife Cletis Shortt of Taneyville, a sister Ivonne Stone of Springfield and a brother Don Shortt and wife Donna Shortt of Festus; his extended family, many caring relatives and a long list of devoted friends.  Dale was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Vonda Shortt, a brother Jesse Lowell Shortt and a brother-in-law John Stone. Funeral services for Dale will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Dr. Richard Eakins officiating. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 6 in the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at

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