Jim (Buck) Varilek,


PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. – Jim (Buck) Varilek, age 72, passed away May 27, 2019 at his home in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Son of Jim and Velma Varilek. Jim was born in Tyndall Sd. June 30, 1946.

 He graduated from Byron High School class of 1964 and went on to the service. After the service, he became an iron worker which he was very proud of his whole life. Due to a fall, he spent over half his life in a wheel chair, but never let that slow him down. Winter in Illinois had him move to Arizona so he could be outside year around and active. He was an inspiration to everyone that knew him. 

 Jim is servived by sons; Jeff and Jason Varilek grandchildren; Adam, Amber, Brandon and Colton Varilek sisters; Sharon (Vince) Digiovanni, Pam(Bob) Shook and Cheryl (Gene) Hubbard. Brother; Keith (Judy) Varilek. Also, several nieces and nephews. 

As per Jim’s wishes there will be no formal services. However, we intend to have a celebration of life in Arizona and Illinois.