Heard, John Thomas (Dalton) – Chattanoogan.com
John Thomas Heard, 79, of Dalton, Ga., Passed away from this life on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at a local hospital.
He was born on June 8, 1941 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the son of the late Ralph Lamar and Nell Bradley Heard. He has worked for the Whitfield County Juvenile Court, the Whitfield County Tax Assessors Office and the Youth Detention Center. He was a member of the Christ Church Presbyterian and the Dalton Amateur Radio Club.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Heard; son, Travis Hilderbrand; daughter, Katie Crump; brother, Ralph L. and Sharon Heard; grandchildren, Matthew Austin Kitts, Kayley Kitts, Cheylyn Jones and Ruby Anne Crump; great-grandchildren, Alesane Kitts and Sylis Kitts; and several nieces and nephews.
At his request, he will be cremated and no service will take place for the moment.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to Dalton Greater Works att. Robert Hill at PO Box 6 Dalton, GA 30722.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are made by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.