WHITESIDE, James A., 81, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away August 25, 2021 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born May 31, 1940 to the late Booker and Dorothy Whiteside.
James attended Bowling Green and Central State Universities, earning a degree in Biology. In 1967, he was employed by Proctor and Gamble of Cincinnati, Ohio as a Medical Researcher where he diligently delved with notable outcomes until his retirement in 1995.
James was an active member of Zion Baptist Church.
James leaves to cherish his memory son, Roderick W. of Dayton; daughter, Tracie (Kenny) Edwards of Georgia; brother, Booker (Karen) of Germany; loving niece, Tanya of Germany; grandchildren, Whitney, Kyren, Mi’Kya and James; great grandchildren, Daniel, K.J., and Kylie; a host of loving cousins, friends, neighbors and church family.
The family wishes to thank all for their assistance, prayers, and condolences during our hours of need.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday, September 4, at Zion Baptist Church, 1684 Earlham Dr. Visitation 10-11 am. (Mask Required). Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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