John D. Waldrop Sr., 70, of Glendale, AZ passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 20, 2013. A native of Arizona, John was a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. John was owner of NLI Battery Sales of Phoenix for the past 23yrs. John enjoyed life, hunting and fishing with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, John Waldrop Jr., his wife, Marsha Lee Waldrop and his brother, Kenneth Waldrop Sr. John is survived by his sisters, Joan Lang, Nadine Waldrop and Dolores Nevin; his brothers, Charles Waldrop, Fred Waldrop Sr. and Rex Waldrop Sr. Services will be held at Tempe Mortuary 405 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, Arizona on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Visitation will be held at 10am and funeral service 11am. Internment to follow at Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery. In lieu of flowers we are asking for donations to be made to the American Indian College, 10020 N 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021.