Varnon, Joe

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Joe Varnon, 73, of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a member of Bible Baptist Church in Rossville. Joe retired from the Atlanta Journal Constitution after 27 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed boating and spending time with his family. In his younger years he enjoyed horseback riding.

Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Linda Hill Varnon; son, Andrew (Robin) Varnon, of Waterford, Mi.; brother, Jim (Trisha) Varnon, of Ringgold; and sister, Faye Roach, of Rossville.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Red and Myra Varnon; and brothers, Jerry and Phillip Varnon.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Ricky Gravley officiating.

Interment in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bible Baptist Church Building Fund, 110 Talley Ave., Rossville, Ga. 30741.

Visit to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

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