Jason "J Bird" Matthew Gutierrez, 29, of Payson, died May 26, 2003. He was born Feb. 23, 1974 in Phoenix.
He was a prep cook.
He is survived by his father, Ron Gutierrez of Payson; mother, Pam (Bob) Burris of Phoenix; fiancee, Kim Garza of Payson; daughter, Rebecca Gutierrez of San Antonio, Texas; son, Michael Gutierrez of Cottonwood, Ariz.; grandparents, Wilma and Fred Gutierrez of Pine, and Fran Slusser of Phoenix; great-grandmother, Agnes Slusser; and many aunts and cousins.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 31 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Drive. A funeral service will follow at noon.
Donations can be made to the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane Road, Payson, AZ 85541.