John Palmer Pace, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019. John loved wood working, the outdoors, gardening, aquatics and the Georgia Bulldogs. Survivors include his wife of 26 years Wanda Pace; father Palmer Pace and step mother Martha; mother Bonnie Gibat and step father Rick; son CJ Griffin of Lawrenceville; daughter Haylei Pace of Jefferson; brother Pat Pace and wife Cindy of Nicholson; sisters Stephanie and husband James Gibat- Throski of MS, Angela Williams and husband Eric of Acworth; and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his brother Tony Ray Davis and sister Donna McCollough. Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Phillip Reid will be officiating. Interment cremation. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.