John Robert Howard, age 51, of Cornelia, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Mr. Howard was born on October 6, 1970 in Hall County, Georgia to Donald and Kay Sexton Howard, of Cornelia. He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandmother, Na-Nah Loudermilk; paternal grandparents, John and Cathryn Howard; maternal grandparents, Bob and Evelyn Sexton; uncles, Bobby Sexton, and Danny Sexton; brother, Randy Howard; special friend, Patrick West; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Mr. Howard was an avid fisherman, enjoyed cooking, and fixing floral arrangements. He was employed with the Hampton Inn in Cornelia. John was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. He was known for his selfless acts of kindness to anyone and everyone that came in contact with him. John was a loving father, son, brother, and friend; and his most favorite thing to do was make people laugh.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sons, Logan P. Howard, of Cornelia; Greyson Howard, of Cornelia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa and Dale Caudell, of Banks County; Lynn and Jeff Murray, of Baldwin; sister, Kim Shirley, and her boyfriend, Bruce Franklin, of Cornelia; mother of his children, Connie Beasley, of Cornelia; uncles, Terry and Susan Sexton, of Dahlonega; Doug and Peggy Sexton, of Mt. Airy; special cousin, Jan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel with Rev. Shannon Irvin and Rev. Donald Grizzle officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday, August 8, 2022 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel to assist the family with final expenses.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123.