Virgil (Joe) Whorton Obituary
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Virgil (Joe) Joseph Whorton Jr.

May 2, 1959 - March 3, 2014
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Virgil Joseph (Joe ) Whorton, Jr., fondly referred to as "Roofer", of Cartersville, died Monday, March 3, 2014. Mr. Whorton was born May 2, 1959 in Rome, Ga., a son of the late Virgil Joseph Wharton, Sr. and Melba Johnson Whorton. He was of the Methodist faith and the co-owner and operator of All Top Roofing. A successful Cartersville businessman since 1980, Joe's favorite hobbies were golf and hunting. He was a member and past president of Cartersville Country Club and a loving husband and father. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Belinda Guice Whorton, two sons, Nicholas Joseph Whorton and Jeffrey Thomas Whorton, both of...
Virgil Joseph (Joe ) Whorton, Jr., fondly referred to as "Roofer", of Cartersville, died Monday, March 3, 2014.
Mr. Whorton was born May 2, 1959 in Rome, Ga., a son of the late Virgil Joseph Wharton, Sr. and Melba Johnson Whorton.
He was of the Methodist faith and the co-owner and operator of All Top Roofing. A successful
Cartersville businessman since 1980, Joe's favorite hobbies were golf and hunting. He was a member and past president of Cartersville Country Club and a loving husband and father.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Belinda Guice Whorton, two sons, Nicholas Joseph Whorton and Jeffrey Thomas Whorton, both of Cartersville, sister, Lori Whorton Spence, of Rome, brothers and sister in laws, Bill and Linda Whorton, of Carrollton, Ga. and Greg and Susan Whorton, of Cartersville and sister, Kristi Whorton, of Roswell, sister in laws, Barbara Taylor, of Albertville, Alabama and Vanessa Lindsey, of Armuchee and brother and sister in law, Ken and Robin Guice, of Rome, and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral serv ices will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, March 6, 2014, from the Sam Jones United Methodist Church, with Rev. Kevin Lobello and Pastor Steven Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Knight, Steve Stewart, Steve Sheffield, Ricky Stepp, Dr. Ralph Martin, Rodney Abernathy and David Baker.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Cartersville Country Club Wednesday Golf Group.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 till 9:00 P.M. Wednesday.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, Ga., is in charge of the arrangements.

"I remember Joe from jr/sr high school. He was always very kind to me when I was fat, shy and afraid. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers." Barbara Ford Koch (Port Orange, FL)

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