Sidney Lee Whiteley, 52, of Amarillo passed away on February 15, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 10 o'clock in the morning on Saturday, February 24, 2019 at the Sunray Baptist Church with Jonathan Zerby officiating. Services are by Morrison Funeral Directors.
Sid was born May 9, 1966 in Odessa, TX to Don and Sandy Whiteley. Soon after the family moved to Wheeler, TX where he lived until he graduated from Wheeler High School. After High school he attended West Texas State University in Canyon where he received his BS in Education. He would later earn his M.ED. in Educational Admin.
He married Tammy DeBose in May of 1986 and to this union was born a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Kyndall.
Following college, Sid took his first teaching job in Friona, TX where he taught math and coached at the junior high. After 10 years in Friona, the family moved to Shamrock where Sid taught and coached and finally to Sunray where he taught math, coached, was JH principal, and eventually HS principal. He served Sunray ISD for 17 years.
He was proceeded in death by his parents.
Sid is survived by children: Matthew Whiteley and wife Brittany of Spearman, TX and Kyndall Jones and husband Derrick of Sunray, TX; Mother of his children, Tammy Whiteley; Grandchildren: Parker Whiteley and Knox, Scout, and Huck Jones; Brother: Shane Whiteley and wife Starla and children Shaylyn and Shad of Spearman, TX; Stepmom: Wanda Whiteley of Amarillo, TX; step-brother James Allison and wife Kim of Houston, TX; Step-sisters: Krista Halford and husband James of Amarillo, TX and Kayla Allison of Amarillo, TX.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Sunray Circle of Friends, PO Box 1002, Sunray, TX 79086.