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Obituary for David Eugene Varner

David Eugene Varner, 79, of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed away October 25th, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born August 26th, 1944, in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas to David F. and Lucy (O'Neal) Varner.

David was a Christian and of the Baptist faith. He was a faithful member of the Mountain View General Baptist Church. In 1962, David joined the United States Navy, where he served his country with great honor. David loved gardening and running his fruit/vegetable stand. He also enjoyed going to church and fishing for catfish. David was loved by many people and will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Peggy Jo (Howard) Varner of Mountain View, Arkansas; four children, Paige Cook of Longview, Washington, Richard Eugene Varner of Longview, Washington, David Micheal Varner of Mountain View, Arkansas, and John Christopher Varner of Mountain View, Arkansas; three siblings, Walter (Patty) Varner of Popular Grove, Arkansas, Pat Simon of Popular Grove, Arkansas, and Daisy (Tom) Wilson of Imboden, Arkansas. He is also survived by four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Lucy Varner; two brothers, James Guest and Frank Simon.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 5th, 2023 at the Mountain View General Baptist Church, beginning at 2:00 pm.

Arrangements are entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Service.