EVANSVILLE, Ind. - John W. Whiteside, 79, died Aug. 11, 2005 at his residence in Evansville.
Born May 28, 1926, in Essex, Mo., to the late Cecil and Belma Whiteside, he was employed by Inland Container for 25 years, he also worked for five years, as a mechanic at Charlie's Gulf Station at Boeke and Riverside Drive. He was a lifetime member of Vann Avenue Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Pansy A. Whiteside; six brothers, and one sister.
Survivors include: four daughters, Doloris "Dee" Spalding, Delora Lancaster and Amy Kendle of Evansville and Linda Schile of Newburgh, Ind.; two sisters, Ruth Hice of London, Ark., and Emma McCoy of Sikeston, Mo.; two brothers, Charles Whiteside of California and Oren Whiteside of Sikeston; and six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the Alexander Funera Home's East Chapel in Evansville where services are scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Robert A. Nall will officiate.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park.