Trevor Gene Whiteside, 79, passed away Feb. 8, 2019, at the Heirloom Inn in Price, Utah.
He was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Montrose, Illinois, to Rolla and Thelma Nicholson Whiteside.
He married Ruth Tasker and they had three sons, Thomas, T.J. and Thad. He later married Louise Hansen. They also divorced.
He graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1957.
Trevor was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Price. He was also a member of Joppa Lodge No. 26 of Price and Orient Lodge No. 15 of Green River, Free & Accepted Masons of Utah. Trevor was a past Grand Lodge Officer for Utah, a 32nd Scottish rite Mason and just recently received his 50-year freemasonry pin. He was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Bethany Chapter No. 9 of Green River and Naomi Chapter No. 13 of Price.
Trevor was a longtime resident of Green River and Price, where he worked at the missile base as a uranium miner and a mining engineer at Valley Camp Coal Mine.
After leaving the area, Trevor worked as a car salesman in Salt Lake City. He was passionate about selling cars and his son Thad is definitely following in his footsteps as an excellent salesperson. In his earlier years, he enjoyed watching his sons play sports and Trevor even played a little minor league baseball back in his day.
He was a sports enthusiast and an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting. The past few years, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and he was extremely proud of his family and their accomplishments.
Trevor is survived by his son, Thad (Mandy) Whiteside of Price, Utah; five grandchildren, Camron, Kelsey, Jessica, Maddix and Gunnar; and sisters, Elaine Boren, and Judy (Jay) Waite, both of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sons, Thomas Charles and Trevor Jay "T.J." Whiteside.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Trevor's birthday, Feb. 13, 2019, at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 E. Main St.) in Price, Utah, where family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
Interment will be at Price City Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home, where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Trevor online, at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.