John James Gutches

John James Gutches

John James Gutches of Lesterville passed away on Nov. 18, 2015.  He was 49.
John was born on Oct. 18, 1966 in Sun Valley, Idaho, the son of the late Lois Rine Gutches and Verl Gutches.
He was united in marriage to Robin Vert on July 24, 1998 in Farmington.
John attended Black River Baptist Church. He was a member of the Northern Reynolds County Fire Protection District, a first responder, and a former board member of the Reynolds County Ambulance District.
His hobbies included hunting, fishing, frog-gigging, four wheeling, swimming, and raising Doberman Pinschers. John’s greatest love was spending time with his family and friends, especially his wife, children and grandbaby.
John is survived by his wife, Robin Gutches of Lesterville; three sons, Kennith Gutches of Medford, Oregon, Luke Gutches of Rolla, Brett Gutches and wife Jessica of Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska; one daughter, Ashley Gutches of Lesterville;  one granddaughter, Annabelle Wadlow of Lesterville; one brother, Steven Gutches and wife Joyce of Bismarck; and two sisters, Ada Crocker and husband Dennis of Park Hills and Rae Dean Wesbecher and husband Curtis of Park Hills.
John will be deeply missed by a host of relatives and many friends who will mourn his passing.
Visitation was Sunday, November 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services were Monday, November 23 at 11 a.m. at McSpadden Funeral Home, Lesterville.
The minister was Pastor Greg Freeman.
Burial was in Rayfield Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Brett Gutches, Luke Gutches, Kennith Gutches, Dennis Crocker, Raymond Kirkpatrick and Gary Clifford.
Arrangements by McSpadden Funeral Home, Lesterville.