John Marshall Aldridge Sr.

October 9, 1935September 11, 2010


John Marshall Aldridge, Sr., 74, of Pensacola, died Saturday, September 11, 2010. Born October 09, 1935 in Kosciusko, Mississippi to Marshall Aldridge and Rebecca DeVinney Aldridge, the Aldridge’s were blessed with 13 children. John was the second born and oldest son. He married his beloved Margaret Lyn Acy in 1954. John and Margaret moved to Pensacola in 1956 and worked for Wilson Floor Covering for 17 years. He began working at NAS Pensacola Public Works Center, where he received various meritorious awards and retired after 25 years of service. John was a member of West Pensacola Baptist Church. John is preceded in death by his father, Marshall Aldridge and brother, George Aldridge. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret Lyn Aldridge of Pensacola; mother, Rebecca DeVinney Aldridge of Pensacola; sons, Ralph Edward Aldridge and wife Sue of Longview, TX, John Marshall Aldridge, Jr. and wife Sheila of Naples, FL; daughter, Janice Marie Zuidewind and husband Kevin of Pensacola; granddaughters, Somer Rae Nelson (Chris), Tiffany Lyn Aldridge, Crystal Susan Marks (Jason) and Melva Diane Bittner; grandsons, Ralph Edward “Eddie” Aldridge, Jr., John Charles Aldridge and Britton Creech; seven sisters and four brothers. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with Pastor Laddie P. Pierce officiating. Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be, John Charles Aldridge, Ralph Edward “Eddie” Aldridge, Jr., Richard Aldridge, Joe Aldridge, Mike Aldridge and Barry Bailey. Honorary pallbearers will be, James Aldridge, Kevin Zuidewind and Chris Nelson. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be offered at


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 14, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Janice Zuidewind

October 11, 2010

It's been a month now with out seeing you, I miss you daddy so much, your birthday has came and gone, now the holidays are approching and having you not here will be very hard for all. I love you so much daddy! R.I.P. your daughter Janice Marie Aldridge Zuidwind


September 25, 2010

You will be remembered, ALWAYS!


September 21, 2010

We miss you brother!

Robert Tipton

September 20, 2010

Lyn our thoughts and prayers are with you. It's times like these that I wish I lived closer to be with you. God Bless.
Robert, Tina, CHelsea nad Victoria Tipton

Janice Zuidewind

September 18, 2010

Miss you Daddy!

Pat Briggs

September 15, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, Lyn. I know your family will be comfort to you. God bless you all.

Pat Briggs

September 15, 2010

My prayers and thoughts are with you at the difficult time, Lynn. I know your family with be such a comfort to you. God bless you all.

Julie Allman

September 14, 2010

My heart is reaching out to you,
For what you’re going through;
I’m thinking of you frequently
And praying for you, too.

If there’s something I can do,
Anything at all,
Think of me thinking of you,
And don’t hesitate to call.

Our pray's are with you and your family.
Thae Allman Family

Joe Curry

September 14, 2010

John and Somer,

I'm sorry to hear of your loss, you both are in my prayers..

September 14, 2010

Janice, I just saw in the paper that your father passed away. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, we love you. Karen and Jerry (Bear)