October 8, 1936 - November 16, 2017
Mr. Johnny E. Pinkard, age 81 of Trussville, AL formerly of Rockmart, GA peacefully passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Birmingham, surrounded by loving family. Mr. Pinkard was born October 8, 1936 in Polk County Georgia, to the late Ellis Pinkard and the late Mary Mosley Pinkard. He was a 1954 graduate of Rockmart High School and a 1959 graduate of Georgia Tech. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Trussville. Mr. Pinkard also served in the Air National Guard. He served on the Cartersville School Board and was a Mason, also an Officer and Director of the Lions Club. He retired a few years ago after a long career as Sales Manager with Cotton States Insurance Company. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Joan Pinkard and Liz Finney; and a nephew, Chuck Pinkard. Survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Nancy Pinkard; son, Johnny Ellis Pinkard II of Florida; two daughters, Joani Elizabeth Pinkard of Valdosta and Dana Felicia Vickers and her husband Marvin of Birmingham; two brothers, Charles Pinkard and his wife Barbara, Barry Pinkard and his wife Renee both of Rockmart; two grandchildren, Sophia Elise Vickers and Marvin Haber Reed Vickers; God daughter, Lisa Sanford and her children Chelsey, Peyton and Parker. Numerous special nieces and nephews also survive. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Davis officiating. Eulogies will be given by Dr. Marvin Vickers and nieces, Susie Pinkard and Susan Crawford. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service from 2:30pm until the memorial hour. In lieu of flowers the family request to simply bless a charity of your choice this holiday season and lift the family up in prayer. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the memorial service for Mr. Johnny E. Pinkard.
Mr. Johnny E. Pinkard, age 81 of Trussville, AL formerly of Rockmart, GA peacefully passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Birmingham, surrounded by loving family. Mr. Pinkard was born October 8, 1936 in Polk County Georgia, to the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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