John Barnard, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away August 27, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Linda. He is survived by his children; son, Tom Barnard and wife, Marsha, of Dacula; son, Johnny Barnard and wife, Holly, of Hoschton; daughter, Christi Barnard, and partner Michelle, of Oakwood; sister Rookie Tiller of Cleveland, OH; grandchildren, Sumner Barnard, Cooper Barnard, Hannah Barnard, and Amelia Barnard; sisters-in-law, Barbara May and husband, Hugh, of Lawrenceville and Diane Barnard of Trenton, GA; nieces and nephews, Dicky and Diane May, Shannon and Kelly Barnard, Van Farrell, Annette and Lynn Tiller. John retired from the City of Lawrenceville and was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Prospect United Methodist Church with Rev. Grady Mosley and Rev. Eddie Herring officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. Flowers will be accepted or those who wish may make donations to Prospect United Methodist Church "Footprints for the Future", 1539 Prospect Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com