John Utz

November 20, 1968 - April 23, 2008

11/20/1968 - 04/23/2008

Past Services

Thursday May 01, 2008
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Friday May 02, 2008
Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
757-441-1753 | Directions
Friday May 02, 2008
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions

Norfolk- John Utz, 39, passed away on April 23, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Paul Utz. He is survived by his parents Thomas and Patricia Utz, a sister Mary Wise & Husband Charles, two nephews, Christopher & Thomas Wise, a Niece, Elizabeth Wise, and two kitty’s, Kristie and Windy.

Funeral services will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home on Friday at 11:00 am by Apostle James Ravenelle, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm.
The family asks that donations be made to the Norfolk SPCA. Memorial Condolences may be shared with the family at

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Lisa Lambert
8 years ago

Dear Utz Family, I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one.I knew John when he was a teenager.I will keep you in my prayers. Love in Prayers, Lisa Lambert

Jon Jacques
8 years ago

I remember your striking red head of hair and cheerful smile. The attempt to fly when the dresser got in the way. I remember a boy, who was and is loved by his family and friends. We’ll be seeing you later when our own time comes to pass

Aloha John Paul Utz

8 years ago

John was the best friend a person could have, and I consider myself lucky to have known him. I will miss and remember him for as long as I live.

Cheryl & Dave Witherspoon
8 years ago

John, we will miss you so much. It helps to know that you’re not suffering any more.You were a genuine person and great friend. We’ll meet again some day. Love always, your cousins

Paul Higgins
8 years ago


I’ll always cherrish the music we made together. You will always be in my heart forever. You have touched many lives down here. We will miss you dearly my friend. You had much talent and the world will never be the same with out you. Thanks for the memories !

Paul and Wendi Higgins

Mary Wise
8 years ago

My dear brother, you will always be close in my heart. You were courageous in your battles, especially in the last one…you are my hero for life. I’ll miss you deeply. I love you,

Ric Rhynas
8 years ago

Not a day goes by when I don’t think about John. One of my closest friends, He was always there for us all. I still listen to the many recordings of our music and hope that he is listening with me. And I know he is, in all his glory. I Love you John, Sleep well


Chuck Wise
8 years ago

We will all miss our bro, johnny. Maybe I’ll meet you again one day. Only if I change my ways.

My thoughts and prayers with Mary and the family. He was my best bro.