Adrian Varble

Carrollton |

Adrian L. Varble, age 85 of Carrollton passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on the farm. He was born November 4, 1938 in Woodville, the son of Glenn and Bernita Cummings Varble. He married Crystal Benedict November 14, 1958 in Jerseyville and she survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Daniel (Lea Anne) Varble of Carrollton, David D. (Carolyn) Varble of Eldred, a daughter, Kristie (John) Green of Carrollton, nine grandchildren, Jennifer (Jarrod) Isringhausen, Jack (Jenny) Varble, Jake (Ashley) Varble, Josh Varble, Adam (Laura) Green, Brad (Melissa) Green, Kristin Ringhausen, Lindsey and Lucas Varble; eight great- grandchildren, Alana, Hazel, Olivia, Carson, Kaiden, Kassidy, Annie, and Abel, two sisters, Carolyn (Frank) Karben of Vancouver, WA, Glenda (Rob) Ness of Eugene, OR, two brothers, Duane (Charle) Varble of Reno, NV, Dale (Pam) Varble of Terre Haute, IN, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Adrian graduated from Carrollton High School in 1956. He loved farming and taking care of his animals, always making sure they were fed. He was a cowboy at heart. He had a love for Allis Chalmers tractors. He loved the Lord and knew he was the real keeper of the land. His wife always said “he was the best farmer in Greene County.” He enjoyed reading western books, going mushrooming, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton with burial to follow in Borlin Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice or Kane Baptist Church. Condolences may be left online at

Obit Provided By:
Airsman Hires Funeral Home

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