Walter "Jay" James Alcorn, Jr., age 77 of Allen, TX and formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Born July 8, 1941 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Walter J. Alcorn, Sr. and Gladys (Kerr) Alcorn. A retired welder for James F. Kemp, Inc. of Clairton, Jay was a veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and a board member and past commander of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 of Clairton.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Linda (Inks) Alcorn. Jay is survived by his children Walter J. "Jim" (Mary Kay) Alcorn, III of Jefferson Borough and Amy Jo (Matthew) Styche of Buena Vista; his seven grandchildren; his great-grandson; his brother Andy (Judy) Alcorn of Valparaiso, IN; his stepchildren Diane "Buffy" (Richard) Mursch of Sutersville and Jodi Inks of Elizabeth Twp.; nieces and nephews; and his companion Diane Mignogna and family. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Service at 11 AM on Saturday, December 1, 2018 in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700), with Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Interment will be private at the request of the family. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 26, 2018.