John drove city bus in Modesto for 12 years. For the last 14 years he was a truck driver for Mello Turf Company. In his personal time, John enjoyed drag racing and restoring old cars. He had nearly completed the restoration of his Classic Barracuda. Also a big fan of NASCAR racing, John worked on the pit crew for Harry Holton Racing since 1976.
John was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Jeannette Jurevich.
He is survived by his wife, Toni Jurevich of Turlock; father, Ivan (Eve Kelley) Jurevich of Patterson; siblings, Jeanine May of Modesto, Elise (Jim) Jurevich-D’Anna of Modesto, Tom (Robin) Jurevich of Turlock and Cathy Jurevich of Modesto; and nieces and nephews, David Jordan, Lani Azevedo, Jennifer (Steve) Grist and their son, Aiden, Brandon Jurevich and Ashlee Jurevich.
There will be a visitation for John from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at Allen Mortuary. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at Allen Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be considered for B.R.A.K.E.S., a nationwide safe driving school for teens, 1443 E. Gaston St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Please leave memories and condolences at www.allenmortuary.com.