James David Tanner, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015. Mr. Tanner was survived by his daughters Dianne Padilla and husband Roberto, Deborah Anderson and husband Jimmy all of Dahlonega; brothers Larry Tanner and wife Peggy of FL, Terry Tanner and wife Connie of Lula, Randall Tanner of Murrayville; sisters Annie Sue Roberts and husband C.B. of Gainesville, Joyce Cleveland and husband Ed of Chestnut Mountain, Barbara Head of Braselton and Marie Beard of Chestnut Mountain; grandchildren Davy and Ceta; great grandchildren Hayden and Cali. Memorial Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Randall Reed will be officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.