Cover photo for John Alday's Obituary
John Alday Profile Photo
1942 John 2023

John Alday

July 30, 1942 — November 15, 2023

John Marvin Alday, 81, died November 15, 2023. John was born July 30, 1942 to Agnew and Gladys Estelle Alday. A lifelong resident of Leroy, John had retired from Boise after 42 years of employment. He was also a longtime member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church. John was a man of many interests including fishing, being a member of a Pigeon Racing club, woodworking, and being a student of genealogy who enjoyed studying his family tree. He was also a bit of a wordsmith and enjoyed writing poems.

John is survived by his children, Mitzi Averitt (Shannon) and Alan Alday; grandchildren, Mitch Coate and Scott Moseley (Bridget); 7 great grandchildren as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife of 58 years, Jan Alday.

A memorial service will be held Monday, November 20, 2023 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Chip Oakley officiating and Lathan Funeral Home directing. Online condolences may be shared at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Alday, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, November 20, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Pine Grove United Methodist Church

785 Carson Rd, Leroy, AL 36548

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 745

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree