Charles W. Wharton , 75, of East Waterford, passed away at 10:40 PM on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the residence of his companion.
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Born on January 1, 1944 in Spruce Hill Twp., Juniata Co., he is a son of the late Charles Souders and Helen Mary (Varnes) Wharton.
Surviving are: three daughters, Pamela Arbogast and her companion Robert Green of Mifflintown; Tracy Resinger and her husband Rodney Sr. of Ickesburg, and Billie Yohn and her companion William Dunn of Mifflin; his companion, Byrl I. “Susie” Maize of East Waterford; two sisters, Mary Ford and her husband Alan of Williamsburg, and Beverly Brackbill of Port royal; six grandchildren, Amanda Snyder and her husband Trent, Rodney Reisinger Jr. and his wife Amanda, Damian Reisinger and his wife Emily, Kyle Coder, Dylan Yohn, and Kalib Yohn; and six great-grandchildren, Cooper Snyder, Parker Snyder, Audrey Reisinger, Wyatt Reisinger, Tod Reisinger, and Elsa Reisinger.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Kahley and one brother, Benny Wharton.
Charles was a 1963 graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School in Port Royal and was employed and retired as a Telephone Repairman for Century Link.
He was a member of the Cross Keys Church of God, the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 925 in Millerstown, and the American Legion Post 232 in Dry Run.
Mr. Wharton enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding motorcycle, camping, wine making, riding his ATV and UTV, and cooking, but most importation, he cherished the time spent with his family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from the Cross Keys Church of God, 1875 Route 35 South, East Waterford with Pastor David Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at the East Waterford Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from the Cross Keys Church of God.
For those who wish, memorial contributions in Mr. Wharton’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.