Lexington, Kentucky: Grave of Jim Varney: Ernest P. Worrell

Jim Varney was an actor best known for playing Ernest P. Worrell, a loveably stupid character who starred in commercials, his own TV series, and nine feature films.

Lexington Cemetery

833 W. Main St., Lexington, KY
Lexington Cemetery. Entrance is on the north side of W. Main St., just west of its intersection with Newtown Pike. Ask at the office for directions to Varney's grave.
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Grave of Jim Varney.

Grave of Jim Varney: Ernest P. Worrell

Get a map from the office (available outside). Jim Varney is in Section C-1, Lot Q, Grave 28.

[Heather, 01/14/2020]

Ernest Goes to Heaven.

Varney grave.

Grave of Jim Varney: Ernest P. Worrell

This is the grave of Jim Varney -- Ernest P. Worrell.

[vettechjen, 08/30/2019]

Jim Varney was an actor best known for playing Ernest P. Worrell, a loveably stupid character who always wore a denim vest and a baseball cap. Ernest first appeared in local commercials, then national commercials, then he was given his own TV series ("Hey Vern, It's Ernest!"), and then nine feature "Ernest" films. His catchphrase, "KnowhutImean?," was familiar to a generation of middle-schoolers in the late 1980s. Ernest was such a popular character that he was revived for commercials, as a cartoon, five years after Varney died of lung cancer in 2000.

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