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June 16, 1956 — May 3, 2022

See you soon guys ! I died at the age of 84 on May 3, 2002.

I was born June 16, 1937 in Ogden, Utah. I graduated from Ogden High School in 1956. I attended 2 years at Weber State.

I married Bettsie Lee Williams in September 1959, we then divorced in 1968. We had two children Scott Lee Varney and Kris K Varney. I have 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

I worked at Skaggs Drug Center, Thiokol and Hill Air Force Base. I was also in the United States Army, Navy and Air Force. I was in the ART program at HAFB, 508th TFG, 419th TFG, 349th MIL, Air lift Command. I was Com Nay Shop Chief, Avionics Section Chief and Component Repair SQ, Superintendent, and achieved the rank of Chief Master Sargent. I retired in June 1994.

I have traveled the world, Southeast Asia, Japan, Philippines, Korea, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Alaska. I spent winters in Rocky PT Mexico, San Filepe Mexico and Yuma Az.

I am survived by my son; Scott Lee (Sunny) Varney and Kris K (Christi) Varney, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

For those who were my friends, it was great. For those who weren’t, I guess we just didn’t try hard enough. AND….


A Celebration of My Life will be held Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the VFW, 907 W 12th street Ogden, UT from 5-9 p.m. There will be food and drinks.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Applegate Hospice and Dr. Mark Firth.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

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