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Arvin Washington Varner

May 18, 1926 March 21, 2019
Arvin Washington Varner
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Obituary for Arvin Washington Varner

Arvin Washington Varner, 92, of Bridgewater, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at VA Medical Center in Martiinsburg, WV.

He was born in Sugar Grove, WV on May 18, 1926, and was a son of the late Daniel Webster and Ella Tiny (Puffenbarger) Varner.

Arvin retired from Suter's Furniture after 42 years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II, on the USS Vicksburg, in Iwo Jima and Okinawa where he became a 100% rated combat veteran. He was a member of the Waterman Drive VFW Post #632 and the Dayton American Legion Post #27.

He was united in marriage on November 4, 1950 to Lennis Maxine (Sheffer) Varner.

Surviving in additon to his wife is his son,Rickey Lee "Rick" Varner, Sr. and wife Linda, of Harrisonburg; two grandsons, Rickey L. Varner, Jr. and wife Kimberly, of Bridgewater, and Michael Scott Varner, of Mt. Carmel, TN, eight great grandchildren, Brettnay Brazzell, Julianna Varner, Justus Varner, Jonathan Varner, Joshua Varner, Brandon Varner, Abigail Varner, and Adelynn Varner; and two great-great grandchildren, Eden Brazzell and Knox Brazzell, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a great grandson, Clay Varner, a sister, Cleda Puffenbarger, and two brothers, Clyde Varner and Wilmer Varner.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater with Michael J. Barko and Pastor Jeremiah Reamer officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery with military honors by the Dayton American Legion Post #27.

The family will receive friends on 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Waterman Drive VFW Post #632.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsonfs.com.


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visitation

Friday

29

Mar

6:00 PM 3/29/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

funeral service

Saturday

30

Mar

11:00 AM 3/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr. Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States
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