John Harvey Pruett of Canton, Georgia passed away on November 8th, 2013 at the age of 75. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 2nd, 1938. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda Elizabeth Pruett, his son John H. Pruett, Jr. and daughter-in-law Brinne Pruett and two granddaughters, Delaney Elizabeth Pruett and Reece Kelley Pruett, all of Canton, Georgia. He is survived by his granddaughter Natalie Alexandra Jeffery and grandson Michael Julian Jeffery, both of Annapolis, Maryland. His daughter, Robin Pruett Jeffery, proceeded him in death in the year 2000. He is survived by brothers Jerry Pruett of Blue Ridge, Georgia and Billy Pruett of Monticello, Georgia. His sister Sandra Ruff Pruett, sister Virginia Belt Callihan, and brother Butch Pruett, all proceeded him in death. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and business partner of 40 years, David Mode (and wife Nancy Mode) of Roswell, Georgia. He was the founder and owner of the John H. Pruett Construction Company, incorporated in Marietta, Georgia in 1971. He hunted around the world and liked nothing more to either be in the outdoors and/or working constantly. May God bless him and keep him. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. from the Chapel of Darby Funeral Home with Mr. Micah Lea officiating. Interment will follow in Cherokee Memorial Park. Visitation will be Saturday, November 9 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Darby Funeral Home. Family and Friends are encouraged to wear casual or outdoor apparel or camouflage. The caring staff of the Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.