Roscoe C. Varney, 62: A true outdoorsman and loyal friend

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WISCASSET — Roscoe C. Varney, 62, died Nov. 6 at his home on Birch Point Road.

Born in Stockton Springs on March, 4, 1949, he was a son of George C. and Sarah V. Varney. He graduated from Searsport High School in 1967 and attended Eastern Maine Vocational Technical Institute.

He was employed at the Searsport Water District after graduating and later served as the Superintendent of the Wiscasset Water District for 19 years where he was instrumental in transforming the water district into what it is today. In 2004 he started a new job with Chesterfield Associates.

On Oct. 14, 2000, he married his wife Susan. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Searsport, the Sportsman Alliance of Maine and was a Charter Member of the Wiscasset Lions Club.

Friends and family will remember Varney as always being there to lend a hand. He spent his time hunting and fishing and enjoyed time with his family and friends at his camp.

His father, George C. Varney, sister, Helen Yorks, and daughter-in-law Tracy Varney predeceased him.

He is survived by his wife, Susan, of Wiscasset; his mother Sarah Varney of Wiscasset; sons Scott C. Varney of Swanville, and Mark A. Varney and his wife Stacey of Fiskdale, Mass.; stepdaughters Jessica L. Morris and her husband Sean of Edmund, Okla. and Janelle H. Skillin of Barters Island; two brothers Dennis Varney and his wife Judy of Ellington, Conn. and Bill Varney and his wife Lisa of Lewiston; sister Elizabeth Danforth and her husband Daniel of Frankfort; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Wiscasset Yacht Club, Water Street., Wiscasset. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath and condolences may be made at

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