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Obituary for Charles B. Varnold
Charles B. Varnold, 64, of Peoria passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 30, 1952 in Galesburg to Cecil and Ellowise Conner Varnold. He married Jerri Switzer October 11, 1980; she survives. He is also survived by his son, Aaron (Julie Solomon) Varnold; brothers, Paul “Marty” (Nancy) Varnold, Richard (Pat) Varnold and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Charles served in the U.S. Air Force, serving one year in Vietnam as a Military Police Officer. He joined the Peoria County Sheriffs Department and worked there until his retirement in 2006. He was a member of the Chillicothe Sportsman’s Club. He was a loving husband and father and will be greatly missed. Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the First Federated Church 3601 N. Sheridan Road in Peoria. Reverend Dr. Forrest Krummel will officiate. Memorials may be made to Veteran’s Wounded Warrior’s in his name.