John "Sonny" Hardin, age 81, of Canton passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at Northside Hospital in Canton. He was preceded in death by his sister, Celia Stanley; parents, Elizabeth and Mulden Hardin and grandmother, Belle Pratt. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Camilla "Millie" Hardin; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Sabine Hardin of California and Ty and Kelly Hardin of Canton; grandchildren, Sarah and Carmen Hardin and Lane and Lynlee Hardin; longtime friends, Larry and Geneva Whitener. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 24 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Brother LeRoy Dedmon of the Woodstock Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be at Whitfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease. You may leave the family a message at www.julianpeeples.com Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, 2801 Cleveland Road, Dalton. For more information, call 706-259-7455.