He was born on June 28, 1936 to the late George Sheridan and Alma Euline Luna.
He was married to Mary Bobette Stacey on June 3, 1960.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Bobette, and four children, Verlin Jr., and wife, Esther, of Poplar Bluff, Verlene Miklich and husband, Chuck, of Wooster, Ohio, Angie Spencer and husband, Darryl, of Fayetteville, Ark., and Sheri Holland of Jefferson City, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Brett Luna, Jason Montgomery and wife, Kristen, K.R. Montgomery, Alan, Rachel and Cory Spencer, Mary Catherine (Cathy) and Ashley Holland and their father Tim Holland and two sisters, Faye Hall of Holcomb and Delores Baker of Seymour, Mo.
Verlin retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Communications Division in 1993 after 35 years of service. He was a member of Sumach Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 14, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with Bros. Ernest Puckett and Bill Fox officiating.
Burial services will follow at Memorial Gardens in Kennett.
Memorial may be made to Sumach Methodist Church in Holcomb.