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Hobert Lee Whitesides

     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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A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

Sandra haney Apr 27 2022 9:48 AM

So sorry for your loss. Mr. Whiteside's and my dad were friends for many years. Our prayers are with the family

Barbara Ricker Vess Apr 20 2022 12:44 PM

A fine outstanding and outgoing man always would do anything for you

Lamar Apr 20 2022 10:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

James and Janet C. McGinnis Apr 20 2022 5:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

Michael & Patty Murphy Apr 19 2022 8:52 AM

Jane,and all the family,our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Hobert was a great person and a great friend,my wife and I always look forward to setting on porch and talking with him when the honey was time to harvest.He loved his bees and took good care of them.Hobert was a great family man and always took care of ,and helped ,not just his family,
but anyone that needed help.Hobert worked with my grandpa down through the years , cutting timber,and he use to tell me stories of those times. Hobert was a great person ,and he will be remembered by all who ever knew him. We wish all the family, to have the strength and grace to endure this time of sorrow. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOUR FAMILY.

Michael & Patty Murphy Apr 19 2022 8:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

Debbie Moore-Thomas Apr 19 2022 8:12 AM

Have alot of good memories with hobert helping with bees, camping at the cabin, picking blue berries, canning. Hobert was a good Godly man will miss him.

Jacob Brown Apr 18 2022 11:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

Jacob Brown Apr 18 2022 11:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Hobert Whitesides

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