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Martin Varvil Sr.

January 10, 1953 December 31, 1969
Martin Varvil Sr.
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Martin Reed Varvil Sr. 61 of De Soto KS passed away peacefully at Overland Park Regional in Overland Park KS on January 21,2015 due to respiratory failure following COPD. Martin will be buried in a private ceremony on January 31, 2015 A memorial will take place on January 31 at 2:00 PM at Elm Grove Baptist Church , Bonner Springs KS. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Martin's life. Martin was born on October 1,1953 in Reno Nevada to his parents, Nancy Hanks and Elmer Varvil. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1972. He married his first wife Gale in the 1970's. They had two sons together, Martin Varvil Jr. and Christopher Varvil. Though he didn't get to raise his sons but he always loved them and wanted to be the best dad he could be. In 1985 he the met Barbara (nee Owsley), they married March 1,1986. They had one daughter, Ruby. He was able to teach her how to fish, fix cars and love with all your heart. He welded, which is one thing he was very good at, for many years. Martin was very loving and supportive father and husband with a passion for talking and telling off the wall jokes. He loved to scrap out cars. He could easily tell you his entire life story and talk your ear off, but it was always worth listening to. He was able to make many friends easily this was. He was loyal and trustworthy. Martin is survived by his wife Barbara Varvil of the home. Sons Martin Jr. and Christopher Varvil of Wilson OK, Daughter Ruby Varvil and fiance Cody O'Leary of the home. Mother Nancy Hanks of MI, Brothers Darrell and Paul Varvil of Gardner KS, Grandson Blake Varvil of OK. Nieces Jamie Varvil and Rachel Lopez. Nephew Ryan Varvil. Preceded in death by father Elmer and grandmother and grandfather.



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