Captain John Badgett, 85 of Canton, Ga. passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Badgett served our county for 34 years in the United States Navy, retiring as Captain. Funeral services are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at Our Lady of The Mountain Catholic Church with Father Charles Byrd officiating. Interment will follow at Georgia National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive friends and family on Monday, Oct. 28, from 6 until 8 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Ballard Badgett, Canton, GA; sons & daughters-in-law, Bruce & Beth Badgett, Reston, VA; John & Grace Badgett, Charleston, SC; Carl & Cindy Badgett, Cumming, GA; daughters & sons-in-law, Kathy & Rich Stacy, Woodstock, GA; Allie & Scott Hill, Kennesaw, GA; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. Mr. Badgett was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Mary Badgett and daughter, Susan Badgett. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.