Rev. M.D. Slade will officiate at the services. Burial will follow in the U.B.F. Cemetery, Cadiz.
Mr. Wharton died on Friday, January 30, 2009, at 3:30 a.m. at his residence because of fire.
Mr. Wharton was born on December 4, 1956, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Lorraine Wharton.
Mr. Wharton was a former employee with the city of Salinas, CA. He was a member of the Bloomfield Baptist Church.
Survivors include four brothers; Dwight Wharton, Cadiz, Byron Wharton, Salinas, CA, Gerald Wharton, Cadiz, and Excel Wharton, Louisville.