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Jerry Lee "Bug" Whiteside of Spartanburg, SC passed away June 6, 2020 at Alpha Health and Rehab of Greer. A native of Spartanburg County, SC, he was the husband of Joanne McIntyre Whiteside and the son of the late Buford Robert Whiteside and Flossie Mae Kelly Whiteside. He was a 1971 graduate of Dorman High School. He was a former employee of Phillip Fiber and was self employed as a musician. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Beauford Franklin Whiteside and three sisters, Helen W. Braggs, Juanita W. Jenkins, and Mable Whiteside. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Joanne Whiteside; one son, Jermaine Eric (Simone) Whiteside; one daughter, April Ann Whiteside; two grandchildren, Madison Gabrielle Walker and Kayla Chloe Whiteside; two brothers, Elder Louis (Barbara) Whiteside and William Earl Whiteside; five sisters, Edna W. (Roy Lee) Tinsley, Elizabeth W. Singleton, Bertha W. Robinson, Dyanne W. (Thomas) Lyles, and Gayle W. (Oscar) Neely; and a host of neices, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
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