OBITUARY

Kenneth D Varner

April 5, 1933December 2, 2018
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Kenneth Varner, age 85, of Soddy Daisy, passed away on Sunday, December 02, 2018. He was born on April 5, 1933 at home in Soddy, Tennessee to the late Charles and Nancy Varner. Kenneth graduated from Soddy Daisy High School in 1951 where he was voted best all-around Athlete, three years baseball, three years basketball, three years football and served as Captain of the football team. He served our country in the United States Army in Japan during the Korea War. Kenneth retired from DuPont with over 38 years of service. He held memberships with Red Bank Masonic Lodge, Alhambra Shrine Temple, served in the Shriner Bus Unit with over 150,000 miles transporting children to hospitals in Kentucky and Ohio, Knights of Pythis for over 50 years. Kenneth was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and the Hall Sunday School Class. Kenneth was preceded in death by his devoted and loving wife of 53 years, Mary Joyce Long Varner; brother, Charles Varner. Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Aliceson Varner; granddaughter, Kara (Shaun) Hinojosa; great granddaughter, Isabella Burchard; sister, Lynda (Kenneth) Burroughs; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, December 5, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Services for Kenneth will follow at 1 pm on Wednesday at the North Chapel with Dr. Fred Steelman officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Services Wednesday, December 5, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial
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Richard York

December 5, 2018

Dear Aliceson - Esther and I are so sorry for your loss! Just wanted you to know that you and all your Dad's family are in our Prayers. Your Dad was always so kind when we met! May the Love, Grace and Peace that only God can provide, be with you now and in the days to come. We Love You! Richard & Esther.

Wesley Morgan

December 4, 2018

My sympathy goes out to Kenneth's loved ones. I went to high school with him and we were on the football team together. He was a good person and I considered him a friend.

Louis and Ann Bell

December 3, 2018

Alleson we are so sorry to hear this news. Ken was a "good"man.
We will always fondly remember the good times we had with you young girls. We love you and you are in our prayers.

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Biography

Kenneth Varner, age 85, of Soddy Daisy, passed away on Sunday, December 02, 2018.
He was born on April 5, 1933 at home in Soddy, Tennessee to the late Charles and Nancy Varner. Kenneth graduated from Soddy Daisy High School in 1951 where he was voted best all-around Athlete, three years baseball, three years basketball, three years football and served as Captain of the football team. He served our country in the United States Army in Japan during the Korea War. Kenneth retired from DuPont with over 38 years of service. He held memberships with Red Bank Masonic Lodge, Alhambra Shrine Temple, served in the Shriner Bus Unit with over 150,000 miles transporting children to hospitals in Kentucky and Ohio, Knights of Pythis for over 50 years. Kenneth was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and the Hall Sunday School Class.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his devoted and loving wife of 53 years, Mary Joyce Long Varner; brother, Charles Varner.
Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Aliceson Varner; granddaughter, Kara (Shaun) Hinojosa; great granddaughter, Isabella Burchard; sister, Lynda (Kenneth) Burroughs; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, December 5, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
Services for Kenneth will follow at 1 pm on Wednesday at the North Chapel with Dr. Fred Steelman officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.