John “Johnny” Gordon Lovelady

John “Johnny” Gordon Lovelady, 73, passed away at his home in Helena, AL on January 16, 2018. Born on May 2, 1944, he is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Debbie Johnson Lovelady. He also leaves behind his brother, James E. Lovelady (Barbara). Children: Jason Lovelady and Lindy Lovelady Tubbs (Joshua). Grandchildren: Jessica Lovelady & Josie, Amelia, Laurel, Eva Rose Tubbs; as well as a host of nieces and nephews and friends. Johnny was an avid hunter and outdoorsman who also loved mules and wagon trail riding. Services will be held at Crossbridge Community Church in Helena, Alabama on Saturday, January 20th. Visitation will be from 12-1:30 pm and the funeral service will begin at 1:30 pm with a graveside service to follow at Helena City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements made by Charter Funeral Home.


  1. Shawnna Bailey on January 18, 2018 at 9:11 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  2. Louise Jones on January 19, 2018 at 9:45 am

    Jimmy told Arnold this yesterday. Our love and prayers to Debbie, Jimmy and their family.

  3. jennie on January 19, 2018 at 5:01 pm

    so sorry for your loss he still looks like he did 40 years ago. he was always a good man