John Aaron Lopez, 57, of Ooltewah, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
John was born in Chattanooga and grew up on Signal Mountain. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer after 21 years of service. He most recently worked for Signal Industrial Products, Corp. in inside sales.
He was preceded in death by his father, John L. Lopez.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Jeannie Lopez; son, David Lopez; mother, Pauline H. Lopez; brother, Jim Lopez; sister, Betty Lopez Smithgall; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25, at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 (woundedwarriorproject.org).
Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421. Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.chattanoogavalleyviewchapel.com.