John Luther Hodnett

June 27, 1942 ~ August 5, 2021

John Luther Hodnett, 79, of Rising Fawn, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021.  He had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of his life and was a member of Lookout Baptist Church.  He was a retired Veteran of the United States Army having served during Vietnam and was previously employed with Tuftco Corporation for more than 22 years.  He was also the Owner & Operator of Showcase Carpets for more than 10 years and loved spending time with his family & friends.  He was a loving and devoted father, grandfather and brother that will be truly missed by all who knew him.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Orville Hodnett, Sr. and Ruby Lee Derryberry Hodnett.

Survivors include his sons & daughters-in-law, Jody & (Kellie) Hodnett and Brad & (Cynthia) Hodnett;  brother, James Orville Hodnett, Jr.;  sister and brother-in-law, Dranda & (George) Dennis;  grandson, Jayden Lee Hodnett and numerous extended family & friends.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, August 8, 2021 in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.  Online guest book at  Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Viewing Location: No Visitation at the Funeral Home
Service Location: Mount Pleasant Cemetery


  • Walter and Gayle Rutledge Posted August 6, 2021 4:51 PM

    Our deepest condolences in your time of sorry. Thoughts and prayers for you.

  • Bobbie & Tommy Bean Posted August 6, 2021 6:40 PM

    Prayers for the families🙏💔😢

  • Charles & Freida Haney Posted August 7, 2021 3:14 PM

    Sorry for you loss. You will be in our prayers. He was our friend for over 50 years.

  • Baron Ledford Posted August 10, 2021 9:03 PM

    My deepest sympathies to you all. I have nothing but fond memories of John, as we were growing up. Rest in peace…….

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