JOHN Acton MCSPADDEN, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2011 after a courageous fifteen-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Earline McSpadden; and brother, Doug McSpadden. He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Christi McSpadden, Buford, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Gretchen and Brad Hayward, Buford, GA; son and daughter-in-law, J. T. and Sharon McSpadden, Flowery Branch, GA; grandchildren, Skylar Hayward, Nathan Hayward, Alyssa McSpadden and Kayla McSpadden; sisters and brother-in-law, Margaret Garthe, Michigan and Erma and Bill Evans, Lewisburg, TN; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. McSpadden was born January 30, 1949 in Trumann, AR.
He was a 1967 graduate of Vicksburg High School in Vicksburg, MI. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked for M.G. Industries and also worked for Graber Industries. He was a former co-owner of Window Wear Direct Co. in Stone Mountain, GA, founder of McSpadden Custom Farming Co. in Vicksburg, MI and was a partner in Just Tubs, LLC in Flowery Branch, GA. He was an avid tennis fan. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was very involved with his children and grandchildren’s sports activities.
He will be greatly missed by his family. Family and friends are invited to attend his Celebration of Life Service at John’s home in Buford, GA on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. and for more information, contact 678-467-7686.