Scott R. Wharton, age 66, of Columbus passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Scott was born August 8, 1954 to parents John and Kathleen Wharton in Lancaster, Ohio. The second of four children, he was the lone boy. Scott attended Columbus North High School. Scott went on to work as an independent contractor. He was a talented guitarist and music aficionado of many genres. A resilient man, Scott lived life to the fullest on his terms. He was a loving, caring and giving person who adored his family and friends.
Scott is preceded in death by his father John “Jack” Wharton. He is survived by his mother Kathleen Wilson; son Phillip Wharton and daughters Christina Wharton, Candace Wharton, and Whitney Wharton; sisters Clarise “Kasey” (Bill) Raymond, Vickey (Ted) Bare, and Suzette (Jeff) Charvat; lifelong friend Mellinda Ferrell; 16 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.