Multiple law enforcement agencies come out to honor former sheriff


LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Multiple law enforcement agencies helped with the funeral procession for former Lamar County, Alabama sheriff Richard Varnon.

Millport Police Department, Vernon Police Department, Sulligent Police Department, Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Aliceville Police Department, and Pickens County Sheriff’s Department all helped with the procession for Varnon.

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Varnon was the sheriff in Lamar County for 16 years. He also served as Millport’s police chief for more than 15 years.

Varnon was a lifetime Mason and Shriner and a super-numeral sheriff.

He leaves behind a wife, three daughters and numerous grandchildren.