He was preceded in death by his father, Francisco Gutierrez.
John was in the Navy Reserves and was a member of the V.F.W
John leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 27 years, Diana Carabajal Gutierrez; sons, John Anthony Gutierrez of Virginia Beach, Francisco Juan Gutierrez, and Joshua Michael Gutierrez of Beeville; mother, Virginia Gutierrez of San Antonio; sisters, Virginia (Craig) Sneddon and Caroline (Mick) Hernandez of San Antonio.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 5:00 pm at Trevino Funeral Home with a prayer service following at 7:30 pm with Pastor Jesse Berthold officiating. The body lay in state on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 9:00 am at New Life Church. Funeral services were conducted at 10:00 am with burial following at Glenwood Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers were the United States Navy Honor Guard.