James Bailey Wharton Sr., age 87 years, of Sewell, NJ, died October 17, 2018 at the Pitman Manor. Son of the late Mary Ethel Bailey and Guy Preston Wharton Sr., he was born on February 15,1931 in Philadelphia. "Jim" was a graduate of Gettysburg College Class of 1953, and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. Predeceased by his brother Guy P. Wharton Jr., sister Maryanne Ulrich and her husband Gerald Ulrich.
Survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Julia (nee Garton), children; Kimberly Ann (Wharton) Bartosh and husband Andrew L. Bartosh Sr., James Bailey Wharton Jr., John Garton Wharton (wife Nancy Wharton deceased), grandchildren Casandra E. (Bartosh) Davis-Shannon and husband Brandon Davis-Shannon, Stephanie J. Bartosh and partner Chris Leigh, Andrew, Jr. and wife Alexandra (Jackson) Bartosh, Natalie Wharton, Katie Wharton and James Bailey Wharton III, great grandchildren Kaida and Sadie Davis-Shannon.
Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 22 at 11AM in St. Thomas's Episcopal Church, 212 N. Main Street, Glassboro, NJ 08028. Interment Hillcrest Mem. Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church at the above address. Memories may be shared at www.kelleyfhpitman.com.