Is born to parents William Anderson and Guy Eula (Roberts) Whiteside in Union County, MS.
Is married to his wife, Louise Stricklin.
Enlists in the U.S. Air Force and completes basic training. Receives first duty assignment to Lockbourne AFB in Ohio.
Is dispatched overseas to Bordeaux, France.
Returns to the United States for duty at Fairchild AFB in Washington. Leaves active service.
His daughter, Sandra, is born.
Is recalled to active service at Blytheville AFB in Arkansas, during which time he serves as NCOIC for enlistments and separations.
His daughter, Glenda, is born.
Is reassigned to Little Rock AFB in Arkansas, during which time he serves as NCOIC for combat crew reporting and, later, promotion and testing.
Becomes a personnel sergeant for the 825th Strategic Aerospace Division. Attends the NCO Academy at Barksdale AFB in Louisiana.
Completes tour at Bien Hao Air Base in South Vietnam.
After returning to Vance AFB in Oklahoma, is promoted to master sergeant and reassigned to Little Rock AFB, where he serves as personnel superintendent.
Retires as personnel superintendent and leaves active duty after 25 years of service.
Becomes a purchasing agent for medical science at the University of Arkansas.
Commences full retirement from public service.