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Hobert Lee Whitesides

March 24, 1929 — April 16, 2022

Old Fort, North Carolina

     Hobert Lee Whitesides, 93, of Old Fort, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Amorem Hospice in Hudson.


     Mr. Whitesides was born in McDowell County, NC, to the late Tom Dewey Whitesides and Bessie Noblitt Whitesides. He was married to his wife of seventy years, Betty Jane Harris Whitesides. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Old Fort. Mr. Whitesides was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed gardening and bee keeping. Most of all, he loved his family. He will always be remembered for his smile.


     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven Whitesides; a sister, Ethel Noblitt; and five brothers, Jesse, Will, Thurill, Robert, and Spurgeon Whitesides.


     Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Betty Jane Whitesides of Old Fort; four sons, Kenneth Whitesides and wife Drucilla of Marshall, Troy Whitesides and wife Ann of Old Fort, Allen Whitesides of Old Fort, and Brian Whitesides and wife Vanessa of Old Fort; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.


     At this time, no services will be held.


   Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 6011 Bat Cave Rd, Old Fort, NC 28762; or Amorem Hospice, 526 Pine Mountain Rd., Hudson, NC 28638.

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