Michael Carpenter Whiteside, age 78, of 910 3rd St N.E. Conover, NC passed away Sunday December 15 at Carolina Caring in Newton, NC. Michael was a native of Rutherford county, the son of the late Clifford and Margaret Carpenter Whiteside, co-owner of Whiteside Machine Company, a graduate of RS Central High School Class of 61 and was formerly employed at Stonecutter Mills in Spindale.
Left to cherish his memory are his brothers Clifford “Mack” Whiteside Jr. and wife Mary Ann of Hudson, NC, William C. Whiteside of Taylorsville, NC; nieces Lori Brown (Stafford) of Hickory, Lisa W. Graves (Lowell) of Granite Falls, NC; nephews Clark Whiteside (Alisa) of Conover, NC and Kenny Whiteside (Traci) of Granite Falls, NC along with 3 great nieces, 6 great nephews and 2 Great Great Nieces.
A service celebrating the life of Michael Carpenter Whiteside will be held at the graveside in Rutherfordton City Cemetery on Saturday December 21, 2019 at 1 Pm with Rev. Jeff Pate officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Carolina Caring 3975 Robinson Rd Newton, NC 28658
Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary.com
Crowe’s Mortuary & Crematory are serving the Whiteside family.