Mr. Fred Douglas Wharton, II, was born to the late Mattie Bailey and Fred Douglas Wharton, I on January 8, 1939 in Philadelphia, PA. He transitioned from earth to Glory on February 12, 2015 at Riverside Regional Hospital in Newport News, VA. He attended the Accomack County Public schools and worked at Wal-Mart in Onley, VA. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior and joined Gospel Temple Church. His favorite song was “Ride Out the Storm”.

Left to cherish his precious memories are: wife, Patricia Wharton of Melfa, VA, Two sister-in-laws, Alfreda Holloway and Betty Butts both of Freehold, NJ, Hazel (Melvin) Trader of Mappsville, VA, Lonnie Wharton of Accomac, VA, Frances Wharton of Parksley, VA, Helen (William) Waters of Parksley, VA, Fred Wharton, III of Asbury, NJ, Janice Wharton of Melfa, VA, Shelia Wharton of Parksley, VA, Andre Wright of Washington, DC, Charlene Scarborough of Salisbury, MD, Charlie Henderson of Alabama, Step children, LaKanda Hamilton of Plainfield, NJ, Tiffany Nock of Melfa, VA, 16 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, 2 sisters, Helen (Major) Parker of Westbury, NY, Bertie (Charles) Strand of Accomac, VA, brothers, George (Barbara) Wharton of Center Islip, NY, Purnell (Jewel) Wharton of Asbury Park, NJ, and Darrell Wharton (Doris) of Greenbush, VA.

Preceding him in death were brothers, Price and Chester Wharton.

Fond memories also linger with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins special friends Hazel Duffy, Joseph Turner, Alfred Needam, Ernest (Mann) Walker, and Edward Needam.

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