Richard L. Wharton, 89, died at Guilford Health Care Center on Saturday, May 21, 2011, after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church. There will be a section reserved for GBA members; identify yourself to the usher when you arrive and you will be directed to the section. The family will greet guests in the Virginia Gilmer Room at the church immediately following the service.
For the Greensboro Bar Association, Richard served both as Secretary and President and received that Bar Association's Community Service Award in 2001.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27401-2095 or to the Children's Home Society of North Carolina, 604 Meadow St., Greensboro, NC 27405-6600.
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