ROCK HILL – Mr. Wayne O’Neal Whiteside, Jr., 54, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018.

A memorial service will be held at 5pm on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Rd with Rev. Larry Williams officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3-4:30pm.

Born in Rock Hill, Mr. Wayne O’Neal Whiteside, Jr. was a son of Wayne O’Neal Whiteside, Sr. and the late Edith Nancy Ezell Whiteside.  He was a US Air Force veteran and was employed with Amnesty Healthgroup.  He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid Carolina Panthers fan.  He was a hardworking man, committed to his family.  He never met a stranger and loved life.  Wayne didn’t have grandchildren of his own but was known as Poppy to several children.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife of 10 years, Tonya Michelle Emmett Whiteside; his daughters, Heather, Kaylan and Madison Whiteside, all of Rock Hill; the mother of Heather and Kaylan, Janis Bryant of Rock Hill; his brothers, Michael Whiteside (Melissa) of Clover and Kevin Whiteside (Beth) of Louisiana; his sister, Jerri Cook of Georgia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Wayne O’Neal Whiteside, Jr.’s name to the Children’s Attention Home, PO Box 2912, Rock Hill, SC 29732-2912.

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