John is survived by his wife, Goldy Stanley Fitzgerald of Brentwood; daughter, Gayla Sims; two grandsons, Jamie Martinez and Wyatt Wood; twin granddaughters, Jaidyn and Autiana, all of Colorado; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews of Antioch, Brentwood and the Stockton areas.
John had a helpful spirit toward family and friends and will be missed by all who knew him. He would often say that he lived a good life and was a blessed man. Private services were held on Aug. 3. Per the family’s wishes, donations may be made to the Antioch Hospice.