John Elwert Whiteside, age 73 of Bowling Green, passed away on Friday, November 18th at his home of natural causes.
He was born January 12, 1949 in Warren, Ohio the son of the late Elwert Armour and Grace Mildred Payne Whiteside.
He was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will live forever in their hearts and memories. He loved cooking, gardening, woodworking, sailing, model trains and especially spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Eric Whiteside. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Whiteside of Bowling Green; a daughter, Catherine Heather Whiteside Messer (Daniel) of Alvaton, Kentucky; a sister, Carol Jean Whiteside of Vienna, Ohio; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Whiteside Yalovich of Yakima, Washington, Lily Whiteside Price of Yakima, Washington, Hannah Whiteside of Moscow Mills, Missouri, lain Messer and Raena Messer both of Alvaton, Kentucky.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Habitat for Humanity. You can donate online, by phone at 1-800-422-4828 or by mail at Habitat for Humanity International, 322 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709.
May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.