John Spinelli died June 1, 2018. He was 54.
John Thomas Spinelli was born in California on Nov. 26, 1963. He moved to Cedaredge in 1979, then returned to California several times before settling in Delta in 1988.
He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Michael of Eckert; son, Pierce Spinelli of Cedaredge; sister, Linda Wilcox of Delta; brother, Richard Spinelli of Long Beach, Calif.; ex-wife, Christy Spinelli of Cedaredge; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Minnie Spinelli; sisters, Shirley Spinelli and Nancy Clairday; brothers, Leslie Stanbery and Nathan Stanbery; and a nephew, Cpl. Jason Clairday, a U.S. Marine who died in combat.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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