Varney – Bob. It is with great sadness he left us on June 15th, 2014 at the age of 74. Loving and devoted husband of Lura. Father of three wonderful children Matt (Lisa), Mark (Deb) and Marsha (Mike). Bob had four beautiful handsome grandchildren Kaitlin, Stephanie and Luke Richardson and Clayton Varney and one great-granddaughter Hannah (Olivia). Uncle Arnie McArthur the closest to a brother he had. Thanks Unc and Fran. Aunt Rena Hall. Last but not least his two cocker spaniels Daiquiri and Whisky to whom he shared his ice cream and cheezies and just the corner of his toast with. Bob was retired from CSX Railway and Messenger. He as a member of the Port Stanley Legion where he met many new friends. Special friends Donna and Wayne. Remembered by his sisters-in-law Cathy (Bill) and June. Predeceased by Fran and Les Varney and Gene and Florence Anger. Predeceased by his son-in-law Rick Richardson. Special thanks to the two nurses who stayed with Bob; doing CPR, calling the ambulance and following him to the hospital. To Doctor Geoff Mills who tried so hard to keep him with us.
Keeping with Bob’s wishes a private family service will be held with no public visitation. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.