John married Melissa Hunt on April 22, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They have two sons Adam and Jacob. John enjoyed golfing, bowling and hunting.
He is survived by his wife Melissa Strouse of Ely, Nevada; sons Adam (Justine) Strouse of Ely and Jacob Strouse of Ely; granddaughter Makenley; sister Vicki Nicholes of Ely; numerous nieces and nephews; father and mother-in law Maryetta and Bruce Hunt; sister-in-law Brenda Boren (Alex) and brother-in-law Robert (Annette) Hunt. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandmother Amelia Strouse.
Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Ely City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert Hunt, Alex Shedd, Bill Calderwood, Patrick Kane, Steve McNutt, and Skip Cunningham.