John Welcome Tibbedeaux, 79, of Hoschton and formerly of Sacramento, CA passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018. He was a Vietnam Veteran and retired in 1978 after 22 years of service in the United States Army earning the rank of Sergeant First Class. After the military he worked in electronics maintaining Microfiche data processing machines. Soon after starting this new job he met a young production manager and two years later they married and shared 38 glorious years together. He loved wood working, boating, spending time with his family and during those final months his sister-in-law Nancey’s Cinnamon Raisin Toast which she made him every morning. He enjoyed golfing, especially at Pine Hills Golf Association in Winder. Survivors include his wife Bertie Tibbedeaux; sons Adam Davidson and wife Kim of Lawrenceville, GA, Johnathan Tibbedeaux and wife Abby of Lawrenceville, GA; daughters Robin Perez and husband Gilbert of Lawrenceville GA, Melody Proctor and husband Rusty of Macon, GA; sister Nance Hauschildt of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren Aaron, Jacob, Jackie, Jesse, Lauren and Christian; great grandchildren Emi and Keane; and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial services with military honors will be held 11:00 am Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held 11:00 am Monday, August 20, 2018 at Georgia National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers please donate to: https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ or https://www.garysinisefoundation.org. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.