OBITUARY

Dixon McLendon Aldridge Jr.

February 16, 1936May 24, 2014
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Dixon McLendon Aldridge, Jr., age 78, died on May 24, 2014. He was born February 16, 1936, in Birmingham, AL. In his work-a-day world, he was an engraver for many years with Bell Company Incorporated in Trussville, and then was hired by Trinity United Methodist Church as Head of Maintenance until his retirement in 2000. He also served as a member of the Alabama Air National Guard for several years. He was preceded in death by his parents Dixon McLendon Aldridge, Sr. and Pauline Searles Aldridge and his sister, Joan. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Norma McCrary Aldridge, one daughter, Kim Farley, and one grandson, Austin McLendon Farley. He thoroughly enjoyed spending time and taking trips with his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. He has many nieces and nephews and friends who added great joy and depth to his life. Dixon had a sweet and gentle spirit and will be sorely missed by the many people whose lives he touched. His number one source of enjoyment was helping others complete or do the things they wanted to do. Dixon loved Trinity United Methodist Church and visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, May 27th beginning at 9:30 a.m. with the funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1400 Oxmoor Rd., Homewood, AL 35209. Arrangements under the direction of Ridout's Valley Chapel, Homewood, AL.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 27, 2014
REMEMBERING

Dixon McLendon Aldridge Jr.

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June 4, 2014

Im so sorry for your lost may you find comfort in Gods promises where death will be nomore in this difficult time.

June Wikingstad

June 3, 2014

Dear Norma and Kim,
So very sorry to learn of Dixon passing. I have not seen any of you in years but will never forget the two of you; and the terrific man Dixon. My very heartfelt sympathy to you. With much love and many hugs, June Wikingstad

ps. My business partner, Rick Roth, extends his deepest sympathy.

V.C

June 2, 2014

My deepest and sincere sympathy for the loss of your dear loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2. Again my deepest sympathy.

Bert Allen

May 30, 2014

Norma, Kim, and Austin, We will miss Dixon greatly. Such a blessing for everyone. Mother remembers him taking time to fix the little wooden chairs in the kindergarten area, even when he had so much to do for the church building. Love, Bert Allen and family

May 29, 2014

I,m so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the comforting words of Family and friends continue to support you, and the fond memories of your loved one provide comfort to you while the God of all comfort give you the strength to endure the days ahead Isa, Isa,61:2

Patty and Sonny Peterson

May 28, 2014

Norma and Kimand Austin, what a special friend and boss Dixon was. I will always be grateful for tuhe wonderful memories of our time with him. Patty and I and all of the Peterson 's were very honored to be asked to participate in his service. We love you both and are always available if there is anything we can do.

Wendy Bowers-Stevens

May 28, 2014

Kim,
I was sorry to hear about your dad. Prayers to you and your family.

N.H

May 28, 2014

I am very sorry for your loss and wish to send my sincere condolences to your family at this sorrowful time. May you draw comfort from the love and memories you share of your dear loved one and also, from the strength that only God supplies as he helps you endure.

May 28, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss of Dixon, may God comfort you during this time of sorrow. 1John 5:8.
Sincerely,
Debbie Tokich

May 27, 2014

Norma and Kim,
You have been my prayers! Loved Dixon dearly and will miss him greatly.
Linda Neighbors