Jason Lease

Jason Lease, age 45 of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at his home. He was born May 25, 1970, in Greenfield, to Robert T. Lease and Carole A. Short.

Jason was a 1988 graduate of Greenfield-Central High School. He was a very spiritual person, loved his family and friends and was loyal to them beyond words. He had a positive outlook on life, an infectious laugh, tremendous sense of humor and enjoyed celebrating the simple things in life.

He is survived by his mother, Carole Short of Watkinsville, Ga.; siblings, Trina (Richard) Burk of Greenfield, Julie (Tom Grossman Jr.) Lease of Carmel, Tiese (Tony) Thomas of Greenfield, Michele (Fred) Lease-Johnson of Athens, Ga., Justin Short of Chicago; dear friend, Jeffrey Elder of Indianapolis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jason is preceded in death by his father, Robert T. Lease, and step father, Richard O. Short.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday,

April 19, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 W. Main Street, Greenfield. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with burial immediately following at New Palestine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made out to the Jason Lease Memorial Fund in c/o Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 W. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at stillingerfamily.com.