American Veteran 01

John Henry Arellano Jr.

June 9, 1987 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 32)


John Henry Arellano Jr. was born on June 9, 1987, in Modesto, California to the union of his parents John Henry Arellano Sr. and Alicia Racheal Gamez. 

John confessed Christ at the early age of 11, uniting with Apostolic Jubilee Center where he was baptized by Pastor Steve Motelongo. 

John attended schools in Modesto. He had a passion for writing music, playing the guitar and singing.  In 2012 John enlisted in the US Navy and served honorably for three years working as a Mechanic on the USS Regan aircraft carrier.

John departed this life on August 25, 2019, at the young age of 32, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Felix Arellano, Beatrice Marcelino, and John Mariano Gamez.

John leaves to his memory, his five beautiful children: Lisa Arellano & Bella Arellano both of Porterville, California; Melody Arellano, John Henry Arellano III &Jackson Arellano all of Fresno, California. His parents, John Henry Arellano Sr. of Modesto and Alicia Racheal Gamez of Patterson, sisters, Cindy Bursiaga of Stockton, Vanessa Marcelino of Patterson, Bradie Martinez of Ceres, brothers, Julian Cano, Angelo Cano, Jose Cano all of Fresno, grandmother, Mary Velasco of Modesto and a host of other loving family and friends.  John will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.


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 Service Program


Funeral Service
September 7, 2019

10:30 AM
Place of Mercy Ministries
1600 Carpenter Road
Modesto, CA 95351

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