It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved John on November 18, 2021.
John is survived by his wife, Diane Palomo, daughter, Lucia Guerrera, (Steven Andrew), son, Stett Matthew Jacoby (Erika), stepdaughter, Jessica Montanez (Benjamin), Stepson, Daniel Palomo III, Sisters, Josie Guerrero, Ester Rivas and Irma Fernandez, Grandchildren, Jacqueline "Nikki" Hartle, Shawn Hartle (Lauren), Gina Guerrera (Sean), Audrey Bruce, Keaton Alejandra Jacoby, Daniela Montanez, Benjamin Montanez, Gabriela Montanez, Alexandra Montanez and Great Grandchildren, Layla Lucio, Joseph Lucio and Christian Hartle.
John attended Lanier High School in San Antonio, Texas. He earned his BS degree in Education at Southwest Texas State University and a Master's degree in Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University.
John was a natural athlete and enjoyed playing football, baseball, softball, basketball, but most of all, tennis. In the tennis world, John was a fierce competitor but always classy, friendly, and fair. He enjoyed hiking and traveling with his family and friends. Hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim in one day was the most challenging and rewarding of all his hikes.
John wrote a letter titled "In His Own Words". He wanted to share this letter of love and gratitude for family and the many people that crossed his path. To read this letter, please visit www.mem.com.Visitation and Service: Sunset Northwest Funeral HomeSaturday, December 14, 2021Visitation with family from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pmMemorial Service starts at 3:00 pm.
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