Jack Whiteside

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Candler - Jack Brownlow Whiteside, 76, of Candler, went home to be with Our Lord and Savior on Friday, May 4, 2012, after a long illness.

He was a loving and faithful husband to Barbara Whiteside, a loving father to his four children, and a faithful servant to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He retired from Champion International in 1994, after 34 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Ray and Alice Whiteside, as well as his brothers, Don and Steven Whiteside, and sisters-in-law, Pat Whiteside and Shirley Whiteside.

He leaves behind his precious wife of 58 years, 15 of which she was a loving, dedicated caregiver; as well his four children and their spouses: Susan and Hudson Hannah, Warren and Amber Whiteside, James and Sherri Whiteside, and Keith and Bette Whiteside, all of Candler. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; his brothers and their spouses, Bill and Jo Whiteside, of Bethel, Mickey Whiteside, of Alabama, and Roger Whiteside, of Candler; and his sisters and their spouses, Beki and Ronnie Taylor, of Candler, Sheila Hunter, of Candler, and Diane and Bruce Jenkins, of Kernersville.

Services will be held at Glady Missionary Baptist Church, 1425 Pisgah Highway, Candler, on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. with the Revs. David Grindstaff, Charles Sprinkle, and Gerald Sprinkle officiating. His family will receive friends for two hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Those honored to be his pallbearers are his sons and grandsons: Warren, James, Keith, Michael, Eric, Tony, and Caleb Whiteside. Honorary pallbearers will be his remaining grandsons: Nathan Trull and Daniel Clark, and the Deacons of Glady Missionary Baptist Church, of which he was a lifetime member.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family, and the online register may be signed at www.grocefuneralhome.com.


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on May 5, 2012