Robert Varnado Jr.

Published 2:53 pm Friday, November 30, 2018

Robert Wayne Varnado Jr. passed away on Nov. 26, 2018, at the age of 63. He was a Bogalusa native, born on Oct. 6, 1955.

Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Barbara A. Varnado of Bogalusa; his two sons, Reed (Katelin) Varnado of Gonzales, and Daniel Varnado of Bogalusa; and his granddaughter, Olivia Claire Varnado of Gonzales.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Wayne Varnado Sr.; and his sister, Dana Allen Varnado Dittmer.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in Bogalusa, from noon until 2 p.m. There will be a private graveside service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for you to please make donations to Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Donations may be made by mail, at 200 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 or by going online at and clicking on the link labeled “give now.”

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