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WILLIAM L. "BILL' SHORTS SR of Ft. Myers, FL died June 9, 2017 at the age of 92. He worked as a licensed funeral director in Warren, OH before moving to Ravenna, OH in 1954 to establish the Shorts Funeral Home and Ambulance Service. In 1975, he opened his second funeral home in Streetsboro. He continued to own and operate the firms until selling them to his son, Bill Jr., in 1990. A 1950 graduate of the Cleveland College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Embalmers Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.