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Randy "Baseball" B. Wharton

September 1, 1955 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 64)

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Randy “Baseball” B.  Wharton, 64 of Ashville, OH passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, January 6, 2020.  Randy was born on Sept. 1, 1955 to the late William W. and Martha L. (Heffner) Wharton in Upper Sandusky, OH.   Randy retired after 30 years as plant manager from Con Agra Mills. He and wife Stefanie started and operated Baseball’s Dairy Diamond in Ashville for the past 20+ years. Randy was an umpire for many years, liked classic cars and enjoyed hunting and carving pumpkins.      

Besides his parents Randy is preceded in death by a brother Bruce.

Randy is survived by loving wife of 37 years Stefanie C.(Stewart) Wharton; daughters Caylin (Jason) Shepard of Roanoke, VA and Kendall (Steve) Miller of Ashville; grandchildren Suede, Isley, Lily and Knox; sister Rhonda (John) Purcell of Ashville; a niece and 2 nephews and many friends.

Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wed. Jan. 8th with Funeral Service Thurs. Jan. 9th at 2 p.m. at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103 with Rev. Ron Reese officiating. Interment will follow in Reber Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Ashville Food Pantry, 94 Long St. Ashville, OH 43103.  Online condolences at

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January 8, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 Main St. W
Ashville, OH 43103

Funeral Service
January 9, 2020

2:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 Main St. W
Ashville, OH 43103

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