Donald Ray Varner, age 84, of Macks Creek, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at his home in Macks Creek. 

Don was born on March 5, 1934 in Macks Creek, Missouri. He was the son of Clarence and Mary (Rogers) Varner.

On April 11, 1974, was united in marriage to Judy Capps. They have shared 44 years of marriage together at the time of his death. 

Don worked as a Funeral Director for Hedges-Scott Funeral Homes for many years and oversaw the Macks Creek location.  He loved his church, First Baptist of Macks Creek, where he was a teacher to the youth, and a great help in the church.  Don and Judy did a complete genealogy study of the cemeteries in Camden County.  He also greatly enjoyed taking road trips whenever he could.

Don is survived by his loving wife Judy of the home, their children John Varner and wife Wanda of St. Joe, Missouri, Layne Davis and wife Angie of Macks Creek, Missouri, Joel Davis of Labelle, Missouri, and one daughter Dana Varner of Platte City, Missouri; eleven grandchildren and several great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Mary Varner, and son David.

Services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Macks Creek, Missouri. The family will welcome friends for visitation from 1-2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Macks Creek.

Interment will follow at Macks Creek Cemetery, Macks Creek, Missouri.

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Arrangements have been placed in the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Macks Creek, Missouri.