OBITUARY

James B. Wharton

July 16, 1937February 21, 2021

James B. Wharton, 83, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 6, 2021 in the chapel of Ingleside Baptist Church. Burial will be private. Dr. Mark Hudgins and Dr. Michael Middleton will officiate. Masks and social distancing are required to be in attendance of the service. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon 31210.

Mr. Wharton was born in Lafayette, Indiana the son of the late Mae and Norris Wharton and was preceded in death by his brother, John Wharton. He was retired from Mercer University after 32 years and was a United States Navy veteran. Mr. Wharton was a member of Ingleside Baptist Church where he was a member of the Bowman Crowley Sunday School Class and served in various roles at Ingleside. He loved lighthouses, birds, Chicago Cubs, Mustangs and Hershey Kisses.

Mr. Wharton is survived by his wife, Carol C. Wharton of Macon; daughter, Jamie Hayslip of Lizella; step-children, Conni Tane (Van) of Forsyth and Dr. Michael Middleton (Adair) of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Lane and Kaylee Hayslip, Caroline, Emmy, Mary Michael, and Van Tane, Connor, Luke, Drew, and Ansley Allen Middleton; brother, Tim Wharton (Mary) of Lafayette, Indiana; sister, Barbara Laney (Leonard) of Kalamazoo, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Bass Road, has charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Wharton is survived by his wife, Carol C. Wharton of Macon; daughter, Jamie Hayslip of Lizella; step-children, Conni Tane (Van) of Forsyth and Dr. Michael Middleton (Adair) of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Lane and Kaylee Hayslip, Caroline, Emmy, Mary Michael, and Van Tane, Connor, Luke, Drew, and Ansley Allen Middleton; brother, Tim Wharton (Mary) of Lafayette, Indiana; sister, Barbara Laney (Leonard) of Kalamazoo, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • Pine Pointe Hospice

Services

6 March

Celebration of Life

11:00 am

Ingleside Baptist Church

Chapel

834 Wimbish Road
Macon, GA 31210

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Sue Chitty

February 24, 2021

Having a coffee with carol and my uncle jim at McDonald's. Visiting with him and grandma mae. Jim was a sweet and kind man with a since of humor. One i will greatly miss. Love and prayers be with you carol and family.

Melvin Bishop

February 24, 2021

We will miss James Wharton in the Bowman/Crowley Class at Ingleside Baptist Church but we will see James again in Heaven !!!

Susan Middleton

February 24, 2021

We are grateful for the kind, gentleness we always experienced when we were with Jim.

We share a family and are praying for them all.

Carol, you and Jim shared a sweet love. It showed.

Bob & Susan Middleton

Debbie Bailey

February 23, 2021

He will surely be missed. What a kind, gentle man!
Carol, we are Praying for comfort and peace that passes understanding for you and your family.
Much love,
Debbie & David

Kim French

February 23, 2021

What a sweet, sweet man!
I know that he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Rick Fletcher

February 22, 2021

Jim was always kind and gentlemanly and we all loved the way he so loved Carol🙏. He will be greatly missed by the entire family😥.

Barbara Hall

February 22, 2021

I enjoyed watching Jim,my neighbor, tending his bird feeder & keeping the squirrels away. He was a very good neighbor & friend. I shall miss him. May he Rest In Peace.

Barbara Hall

















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Biography

James B. Wharton, 83, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 6, 2021 in the chapel of Ingleside Baptist Church. Burial will be private. Dr. Mark Hudgins and Dr. Michael Middleton will officiate. Masks and social distancing are required to be in attendance of the service. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon 31210.

Mr. Wharton was born in Lafayette, Indiana the son of the late Mae and Norris Wharton and was preceded in death by his brother, John Wharton. He was retired from Mercer University after 32 years and was a United States Navy veteran. Mr. Wharton was a member of Ingleside Baptist Church where he was a member of the Bowman Crowley Sunday School Class and served in various roles at Ingleside. He loved lighthouses, birds, Chicago Cubs, Mustangs and Hershey Kisses.

Mr. Wharton is survived by his wife, Carol C. Wharton of Macon; daughter, Jamie Hayslip of Lizella; step-children, Conni Tane (Van) of Forsyth and Dr. Michael Middleton (Adair) of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Lane and Kaylee Hayslip, Caroline, Emmy, Mary Michael, and Van Tane, Connor, Luke, Drew, and Ansley Allen Middleton; brother, Tim Wharton (Mary) of Lafayette, Indiana; sister, Barbara Laney (Leonard) of Kalamazoo, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes.
Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Bass Road, has charge of arrangements.