We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service
Franklinville- Joel Robert Varner Jr, 35, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Born January 17, 1987 in Montgomery County, he was the son of Joel Varner Sr, and Ellen Walker Varner.
Joel enjoyed working on anything that involved turning wrenches. He was a 2005 graduate of Eastern Randolph High School. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert “Bob” Varner and his wife Barbara and Herman Walker and his wife Ida; uncles, Frankie Walker and George Groce; aunt, Ida Groce; and cousins, Darrell Hutson, Charity Hutson Bowman, Hannah Gordon, Tiffany Allred, and Joseph Groce.
Joel is survived by his parents, Joel and Ellen Varner; sister, Barbara Varner; nephews, David, William, Questin and Ezekiel Varner; as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203; Brenner’s Children Hospital, https://www.wakehealth.edu/about-us/about-brenner-childrens/support-brenner; St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, https://www.stjude.org; or to any other organization of your choice.