Moving to Phoenix as a child, Verne attended a local elementary school, high school, and graduated from Arizona State University as a business major.
Before working at H&R Fabrics, Verne worked alongside his brother and father at a furniture manufacturing business in Glendale.
Verne is an avid traveler and especially enjoys cruises. He also loves woodworking and has a woodshop, affectionately named “The Bat Cave.”
Verne has retired and moved to Prescott, coming to H&R Fabrics on special occasions.