Johnnie Murray Alston passed away peacefully from health complications on November 23, 2019 at VCU Medical Center.
He was born April 3, 1952 in Washington DC to the late John and Odell (Thorpe) Alston. He is also predeceased by his sister Hazel Alston and survived by a spouse Cathy Curry.
John also known as DJ, was a Navy veteran who served for over 20 years in the elite Seabees in the construction battalion as an Equipment Operator. During his service to our country he shined his light on the world from Alaska to Antarctica, Cuba to Guam.
He will continue to be loved deeply by a host of family and friends including his siblings Doretha and Clarence, his children Nicholas (Skip), Lisa, Jennifer and Kimberley, as well as his grandchildren Nathan, Alexandria and Nick.