Harry “Junior” Varvel age 88, of Greenville and formerly of Coldwater passed away at 10:30 P.M. on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at his residence. Junior was born June 29, 1927 in Wilmington, Ohio to the late Vernon & Amanda (Butts) Varvel.
Junior is survived by his sons, Thomas Varvel of Greenville and Steve Varvel of Greenville; daughters, Connie Allread of Greenville, Sharon Adams of Union City, Ohio and Sandy Comer of Greenville; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; brother, Larry Varvel of Union City, Ohio; sister, Patty Louk of Winchester, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Junior was preceded in death by his 1st wife, June C. (Stephens) Varvel on June 14, 1990; 2nd wife, Effie (Fifer) Schwieterman Varvel on April 20, 2014; son, David Varvel; sons-in-law, Wayne “Red” Adams and Don Comer; great-granddaughter, Danielle Allread; brothers, William, Ralph, James, Virgil, Raymond, Newton, Melvin and Terry Varvel; and sisters, Loretta Varvel, Ruth Rench, Marie Grillot, Hazel Lewis, Betty Conrad and Barbara Melling.
Junior retired from General Motors with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Greenville Moose and Eagles.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Randy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com