John Wayne Canup passed away October 26, 2018

John Wayne Canup, age 74, of Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas, passed away on October 26, 2018.  Born on June 15, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, he was the son of the late John Ross Canup and Rachel Mildred Canup.

John was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  John was a graduate of Karns High School in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He was a retired Sergeant Major having served his country in the United States Army in Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and several tours in Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Danny Canup, and his wife Janice Canup.

He is survived by his wife Carol Canup,  his sister Theresa Gaskins, his daughter Karla Hardin, his step-children Sandra Cox and Donald Brummitt, his grandchildren Michael Hardin, Raven Hardin and Danielle Hardin and several great-grandchildren.  Mr. Canup is also survived by his other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 10:00am until 12:00pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Olmstead Funeral Home with a Memorial Service following at 12:00pm Pastor Tim Crumpton officiating.  Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 64 Honor Guard.

Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc