John Allen Harper, 85, of Eatonton passed away on January 13, 2023. John was born in Dayton, TN on August 22, 1937 to the late Allen and Marie Harper. He is preceded in death by his parents and son John Eric Harper. John was a graduate of Putnam County High School, worked for Enterprise Aluminum and Horton Homes. He loved music, playing his guitar, singing and also fishing. A service will be held at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 11 am. John is survived by his daughters, Susan Harper and Rhonda White, both of Eatonton, sister Loretta Lipsey of Gray, grandson Jay Michael White (Ashley), nephew Derek Lipsey (Leslie), great niece and great nephews Mason, Lane and Kinsey Lipsey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the Sheppard’s Center in Atlanta, the Wounded Warriors, or to the charity of your choice.