John D. Luno

June 27, 1954July 28, 2020

John Delane Luno Jr, aka The Pinson Cowboy, age 66 of Pinson AL passed away early Tuesday morning July 28, 2020. He fought hard to stay with us on the earthly plain, but in the end God showed him what a lasting legacy he left and had his Log Cabin Mansion ready to move in.

John was born in Birmingham, AL and lived in the vicinity most of his life however his career took him as well to Lake Mary FL, Collerville TN and St Louis MO.

John was a retail genius and became his company’s youngest branch manager and regional manager.

John was an avid jokester, he loved telling and hearing a good joke. He was loved by all that knew him and he never met a stranger. His hobbies included target shooting, collecting and watching college football - “Roll Tide Roll”, as he would always say.

John was of Christian faith, a gracious man who walked and talked with our Lord daily.

John was preceded in death by his fathers John Delane Sr and E Allan Taylor Jr.

He is survived by his mother Ann L Taylor and sister Pamela Holderfield both of Birmingham AL. His Four Children, Tracy Luno (Preston), Jeremy Luno (Nicci), Marcus Luno (Mary Anderson) and Alyson Luno. He had 6 grandchildren, Meaghan A Quick (Kalub), Brad Quick (Alicia) Bryanna Quick (Luke), Remedy Grace Williams, Jackson Little and Silas Gage Luno. He had 3 great-grandchildren, Auburn, Adilynn and Braxton along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

John’s service will be held Saturday August 1st at Elmwood Chapel, with his son Jeremy officiating and giving the eulogy. Visitation from 1:00-2:00 and Service at 2:00. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.”‭‭ - James‬ ‭1:12‬

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 1, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, August 1, 2020


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Richard Wear

August 1, 2020

I went to Erwin High School with John although he was a year behind me we had P.E. together and played football together I also remember him as manager of Zayre’s In Huffman. I considered John a great friend and am very sad I cannot attend his funeral but will remember him all my life.

Aramis Copeland

August 1, 2020

John and I only knew each other for a short while but true to his nature and mine we love a good joke and his smile was contagious.

I feel that the world is a lesser place without him, John I hope that this young cowboy will be able to hold down the horses now that you're gone.

Ride free my friend.

Sandra Bolton

August 1, 2020

I first met John when he was my Store Manager of Office Depot. He was a great manager and friend. He always listened to any situation you may have had. We continued to stay friends through the years. I really enjoyed seeing him at our reunion of friends from Office Depot about 7 years ago. We kept in touch after that. He was a sweet man who cared about everyone. I will miss him dearly. R.I.P my friend. Until we meet again. Sandy Bolton

Julie Hill

July 31, 2020

Oh my ! I met John December 1988 he hired me at Office Depot , he was the easiest person I ever worked with 💕 full of mischief but entertaining and was the best teacher in retail! When he left we never lost touch , always talking about his love for his mom and dad and his kids were (are his pride and joy) . How could you not love him 💕 so happy we had a few words of fun , yes even as sick as he was he was still witty! You will be missed my friend ! Genisis 28 15 says it all John !
Save me a spot , see you soon

Barbara Whetstone

July 30, 2020

John was a gentle sweet kind spirit. I cherished his friendship always & will miss him. God bless & comfort your family!! Barbara Whetstone


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