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 John William Varney, IV

John William Varney, IV

Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Jan 2001 (aged 57)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Plot Cedar Grove, Lot 362, Site # 3
Memorial ID 5898691 · View Source
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Jack was the first child of John W. Varney, III and Elma Mae Campbell Varney of Alexandria. He was a United States Navy Veteran, a retired Educator, and a lover of life, laughter, reading, music, dance, sports and play. He was the dear brother of Carol Ann Varney, and the beloved friend and partner of Jerry Thornton.

Jack earned the B.A. degree from University of Wisconsin at Superior, the Master of Arts and Master of Education degrees from University of Arizona. He taught in Tucson's Sunnyside School District, and at Pima Community College.

He was a 5th Great grandson of Captain James Campbell of Scotland, Maryland and Virginia. His 2nd Great grandfather,William Varney emigrated from London, England arriving at New York on the ship "Columbia" on 22 Sep 1835, and settled in Loudoun County, Virginia. His Great grandmother, Mary Ellen Gunsallus Haynes was descended from Spanish and Dutch ancestors. His Great grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Urbach Varney was the child of German immigrants.

Jack valued his life! He was profoundly generous and loving to his friends & family! He celebrated his rich ancestral heritage, which is a hallmark of his gifted being!

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  • Created by: Jerry Thornton
  • Added: 27 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5898691
  • Jerry Thornton
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John William Varney, IV (17 Oct 1943–10 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5898691, citing Mount Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Thornton (contributor 46508081) .