Mr. Earl Luther Varney, Sr. 92 of Mount Airy passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Northern Hospital of Surry County. He was born in Road Fork, KY on August 21, 1920 to the late John M. and America Stanley Varney. Mr. Varney was stationed in France and Germany with 733rd Railroad Battalion while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from N & W Railroad and was a member and deacon of Salem Old Regular Baptist Church in Goody, KY. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Earl L. Varney, Jr. and wife, Jan of Mount Airy; two grandsons, Anthony “Tony” Varney and wife, Melissa of Mount Airy, Gregory Varney and wife, Jessica of Asheville, NC; four great-grandchildren, Jasmine Varney, Bryson Varney, Mason Varney and Margot Varney; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Harrison Varney and Clifford and Kathryn Varney all of Forrest Hills, KY. In addition to his parents, Mr. Varney was preceded in death by two brothers, Oakey and Oscar Varney, three sisters, Opal Varney, Gladys V. Williams and Nancy V. Loudermilk. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Salem Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Mountain View Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Rogers Funeral Home in Belfry, KY where the body will remain until the time to be taken to the church to lie-in-state 30 minutes prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.