Russell M. Wharton, 84, passed away July 22, 2020. Born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, he lived in Cuyahoga Falls since 1956.
Russell retired after 35 years from Ford Motors and was a member of St. Eugene’s Church. He was a member of The Knights of Columbus and enjoyed golfing, playing cards, going to casinos and gambling.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta in 2018; parents, Omar and Pearl Wharton; sister, Dottie Hollifield; brothers, Don and Gary Wharton.
Russell is survived by his daughter, Joani Rainbolt of Cuyahoga Falls; sons, Jeff (Gail) Wharton of Macedonia, Jerry (Sherry) Wharton of Cuyahoga Falls; grandchildren, Gina, Chris (Jessica), Michael (Barbara), Joey, Tyler, Alyssa (Cody); great grandchildren, Garrett, Brooke, Collin, Bailey, Nora; sister, Helen Fisher of Texas; favorite sister in law, Netta Carlson of Tallmadge; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
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