Ray Whiteside, a resident of Thayer, Mo., celebrated his 90th birthday Dec.1, along with his wife Daisy Mae Mitchell Whiteside, at the home of their daughter Donna and husband Doyle Fink, with daughter Kay and husband Larry Bible and daughter Terri and husband Dan Hull.
Ray was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and moved to Thayer, Mo., when he married and started Railroading. Ray worked for the Frisco Railroad which later became the Burlington Northern Railroad. Ray also raised cattle on his farm just outside of Mammoth Spring, Ark.
Today Ray lives on his farm in Thayer and spends his time visiting with his children, friends and going to church.