John Edwin Hardegree, 51, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 25, 2011.
Born in Ashland, Ala., he had lived in Dawson County for nine years, having moved from Hampton.
Mr. Hardegree was a former commercial truck driver.
His father, Ed Hardegree, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his children, Karin and Brian Ward of McDonough, Daniel and Natalie Hardegree of Buford, Jessica Hardegree, Jennifer Hardegree, both of Hampton; mother, Alma Hardegree of Carrollton; sister, Carol Jean Wall of Whitesburg; brothers, Charles Hardegree of Covelo, Calif., Glen Hardegree of Dawsonville; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Jan. 29 at Spring Hill Baptist Church in Ashland, Ala. with the Rev. Darryl Hessel officiating.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.