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Obituary for Johnny L. Holtzclaw

Johnny L.  Holtzclaw
Johnny L. Holtzclaw, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday November 8, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Born June 8, 1955 to the late Lester and Marcell Holtzclaw, he had been a resident of Dawsonville for over 30 years after spending a large part of his life in Forsyth County. Johnny worked as a carpenter and for many years was employed by the Wallace family at Country Cupboard Food Stores where he worked as a maintenance tech and held many certifications. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was lovingly known as “Papa J”.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Vama Holtzclaw of Dawsonville; children, Johnny Holtzclaw, Adam Holtzclaw, Tony and Elisha Holtzclaw, all of Dawsonville, Shana and Pio Carreras of Nevada; sisters and brothers in law, Wansley and W.C. Parker of Cleveland, Alice and Mark West of Canton, Dorothy and Gerry Sullivan of Cumming, Janice Holtzclaw of Villa Rica, Tammie Hildebrant of Dawsonville; brothers and sister in law, Ray Holtzclaw, Michael and Sandy Holtzclaw, all of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Samantha, Cynthia, Kevin, Kailyn, Kyler, Danielle, Karlee, Kristen, Aiden, Zacchaeus, Josiah, Cheyenne, Perry, Rebekah, Parker, Mackennah; great-grandchildren, Brailyn, Avia, Emberly, Jailyn, Ariana; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Sunday November 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Brody Hughes, Rev. John Nash and Rev. Tony Holtzclaw will officiate. Interment will follow in Coal Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday November 10 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60611, or to help offset final expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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