Richard Shorts, 76, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late John M. and Mary (Medina) Shorts.
Richard was a truck driver for Gonsalves Trucking and USA labor Company before retiring.
He leaves his wife Laurene Venable of East Providence, four children, Richard Venable of East Providence, Michael Shorts of Providence, Stacie Venable of Arizona and Kahla McKiernan of Georgia, four sisters, Theresa Roderick, Liberty Delgado, Victoria Vaz and Madeline Shorts, two brothers, Paul and Raymond Shorts, seven grandchildren, one great grandson and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral services will be private.