Arthur Y. Wharton

July 13, 1929November 14, 2020

Arthur Y. Wharton, 91, of Pataskala and Blacklick, Ohio passed away on November 14, 2020. Born to the late Helen and Arthur Y Wharton Sr. on July 13, 1929. He is preceded in passing by brother Gene, daughter Linda, and his wife of 70+ years Eileen. Arthur and Eileen were high School sweethearts and lifelong travel partners. He has been involved with the South High School Alumni since his graduation in 1947. Arthur retired as a vice president of Bancohio National Bank. He was a founding member and retired assistant chief of the Jefferson Township Fire Department of Blaclick. Arthur’s life was full with love for his family, commitment to his community, and loyalty to his valued friends. His counsel will be deeply missed by all. Arthur Is survived by his brother Jim, sister Carol, children Kitty, Charley (Lee Ann), Rick (Kym) and Scott (Bev), fifteen grandchildren, fifty-one great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. Friends and family may call Monday, November 23, 2020 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Kauber-Fraley Funeral Home 289 S. Main St Pataskala, Ohio 43062. Immediately following the calling hours there will a funeral service. Burial will be held at Jefferson Township Cemetery.


  • Visitation

    Monday, November 23, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, November 23, 2020


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Olivia Davis

November 23, 2020

I was honored to work for Art and we remained friends after his retirement. My deepest sympathy to the Wharton family.

Fred Mussler

November 22, 2020

I consider myself fortunate to have worked with Art and to have enjoyed his friendship. He was always generous with his time and willing to provide guidance to anyone who needed his help. His many friends appreciated his sense of humor and love of a good story. We will miss him greatly.

South High School Alumni Association

November 19, 2020

The South High School Alumni Association and its Board of Directors want to express our sympathy and send condolences at the death of your loved one. Our entire South High School family is diminished by his passing.

Brenda Overholts

November 17, 2020

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts prayers , and love are with your family during this difficult time. Take comfort in all the wonderful memories you have had over the years. Love and prayers Brenda Overholts

Dave Mahan

November 17, 2020

Sending much love, and prayers to all. Our Lord's grace is indeed sustaining in times of difficulty and grief. Please know you are in my thoughts. I wish I were closer in proximity so I could physically be with you. I will always be grateful for all of you and your kindness and friendship shown to me. To this day, I still tell people about you all. I will never forget your dad's quick wit, and dedication to his family and community. God bless you all always!✝️🛐

Carolyn Farris -Dickerson

November 15, 2020

Prayers for your family. Your Dad was one of my favorite parents at the Gahanna football games in the 70's.