Jonathan Bernard Davis - Cocoa - Jonathan Bernard Davis, 23, of Cocoa, FL passed away Sunday, January 31, 2010 while working as a Logistic Contractor in the province of Quetta in Pakistan. Due to his fathers military career, Jonathan enjoyed many educational experiences. After he graduated high school, he attended Brevard Community College before landing the job at DynCorp International. At the age of 20 he was the youngest to ever hold a key position at an operational location. Jonathan is survived by his parents, Nathaniel and Michelle of Cocoa; two brothers, Nathan Latrell Davis of Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA, and Laquan William Josiah Davis of Atlanta, GA; sister- in-law, Margaret Rebecca Davis; his special nieces and nephew, Jazmyn, Autumn, and Abigail of Los Angeles, CA and Quentyn of Atlanta, GA; maternal great-grandmother, Johnnie Mae Terry of Dothan, AL; paternal grandmother, Lela L. Davis of Cocoa, FL; several aunts, Joyce Jeffries, Juanita Clark, Patricia L. Duncans, Patrice E. McKinney, Diedre M. Davis, Brenda J. Monroe, Cassandra McKinney; and an uncle, Bradnod L. McFadden, who enjoyed special moments with Jonathan; a host of cousins, special friends, Mike Patino, Savanna Bieber and Bridget Hancock, just to mention a few; and lastly his DynCorp family to include his many friends at the Pakistan site. Jonathan loved many, many love him, and he was loved a lot... Viewing will be held Saturday, February 20th from 9 to 11 a.m. at Faith Temple Christian Center in Rockledge, FL. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Stone Funeral Home in Cocoa is entrusted with final arrangements.

Published by FloridaToday on Feb. 19, 2010.
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Terrance Fisher
March 12, 2018
A heart of gold stopped beating, Two smiling eyes at rest. God broke our hearts to prove He only takes the best!
David Duncans
January 31, 2016
I miss you.
January 22, 2016
We Love you more...You will never be forgotten!!
Anthony/Trinita/DeAnthony Pearson
September 3, 2015
So sorry for your loss, I understand what you must have gone through.. It has been almost 11 years since my son died and it feels like yesterday. Xoxoxoxo
September 3, 2015
Hi honey, almost 5 years and I still find myself waiting for you to call or stop by... It still hurts like hell.I'm going to make this one short and simple.I miss you like crazy, I'll love you forever, and keep on watching over us... We all know you are.
January 29, 2015
December 30, 2013
Hey honey, it's hard to believe you've been gone this long. I still see you in my dreams and every time Otis plays I get goose bumps and think of you. I will always love and miss you. Till I see you again...
Your "chubby bunny"
December 30, 2013
Jon, I still feel like it was just yesterday when I heard the news! I woke up crying that day and had no idea why until I found out! I've never been touched by anyone like u touched me! U were my inspiration and my reason for smiling! I got a tattoo in memory of you because even if I tried I don't ever want to forget a memory of u and I want every person in my future to know who you are! I visit u sometimes and spend "quality time" with u! I wish u were here to give me one of those comforting hugs and say " what am I gunna do with u Nikki?" U will be FOREVER loved and missed!xoxo
Nikki Johnston
December 29, 2013
I light this candle in rememberance of Dr. Kioni's chicken. May the rooster fly the coop!
April 14, 2012
Michelle and Nate, words could never express the compassion I feel for your loss. May God keep and bless you all and give you the courage to keep strong and always remember him for the good that he did, he will foreve watch over you. Love, Mary
Mary Mattice (Beausoleil)
February 18, 2012
You have my feeling for your lost
William Samuel
January 30, 2012

Not a day go by that the family does not think about you! It is hard knowing that you are not here with us however, I know that you are watching over all of us as you are our "Angel". We love and miss you much!
Glynis Guest
January 30, 2012
On your 2nd Anniversary in Heaven, you are always in our hearts & thoughts -- we Love & miss you.
david duncans
January 30, 2012
We love and miss u more than u can ever imagine. Its been 2 yrs but the pain of loosing u will never fade but the prospect of one day seeing ur face again makes the pain not sting quite so much. Love u always!
Kandis Strassburg
January 30, 2012
Rest In Paradise beautiful. God has had an awesome right hand man for 2 years now. I will see you again. I love you always and forever.
Kymberly Burress
January 28, 2012
I love you an miss you always
Mary Paulsen
January 27, 2012
i love you jon... miss you every day..
abigail davis
January 27, 2012
May you rest in peace.
Joseph Magnuson
December 4, 2011
In God's loving care.
Donnalee Slusser
December 3, 2011
We miss u cuz R.I.P Jonathan Davis
Anthony anderson
July 27, 2011
I wish we didn't grow apart. I love you and you're always in my heart.
July 20, 2011
I haven't talked to you in a LONG time. I'm sorry. I just found out. I had a dream about you the other night and decided to look you up on fb to find out I was to late. I love you Jon. I'm so sorry.
Kymberly Burress
July 20, 2011
as many times as ive googled ur name since everything happened ive never seen this page and that deeply saddens me. with everystep i take ur right there with me. i'll love u always big bro by 2 months n 3 days. lol n ur not my elder. never forget.
kandis strassburg
June 15, 2011
Hey Jon. I was watching something on tv and for some reason, it just made me want to say hi to you. This is the closest I can get, I suppose. I know we never met in person (the world is so small thanks to the internet!), but you were always one great guy. Awesome to talk too, even if your CAPS LOCK KEY was on all of the time. I hope you enjoyed your time here, and you're doing okay wherever you are now.
Christine Kinahan
March 21, 2011
Hey yo B!!!! I sure do miss ya but I smile when I think of all the good times your having watching all of us. I never would have guessed how much you would impact my life but lookin back I can see how you transformed all of us. Thanks for helping us grow up. Cause if you would have asked me last year what we'd be doing now I couldn't have given an answer to any of it. Things are just so different. I love ya like a fat kid loves cake. Ernie
Ernie Fernandez
February 3, 2011
Hey lil cuz its still hard to believe you are not here. Gone but never forgotten. I love and miss you lil cuz. Jerrell
Jerrell Jeffries
February 3, 2011
My dear beloved one...oh how I miss you.Its been a year but my heart still hurt like yesterday. I often ask GOD WHY,then I realize that Jonathan was a angel sent by GOD to bless us for a short while.I miss you and I will see you soon. Love aunt T C
February 1, 2011
Jonathan I cannot believe it has been one year since you left. I cannot believe that you are not here. I know that there is a reason for everything and with you and Tremaine watching over our families we will find comfort. There are holes in hearts however those holes are fill of memories of you and Tremaine. We love and Miss You Both.
Glynis D. Guest
February 1, 2011
Jonathan, we love you and miss you always. We take great comfort in knowing that we have you and Tremaine to watch over us.
David Duncans
February 1, 2011
I love and miss you little brother. Nathan
Nathan Davis
January 31, 2011
Wow! I can't believe it's been a year. A whole year goes by and I still haven't put a dent in all the crazy memories of you. Believe me it's gonna take us all a life time to get through them all. Untill then, I kno your watching, listening, and lookin out for us all.
Tevin Brooks
January 31, 2011
I can't believe its been a year since you left us as GOD took you home to heaven. We know you're with all the other Angels watching over us. Just know that we will always love and miss you.
Miss Lori
January 31, 2011
Jon, I can't believe it has been a year since you've left us. You're missed more than you would know! You touched so many peoples hearts that you will never be forgotten! Love you <3 AYE YO B!
Megan Baugher
January 31, 2011
A joy is what you were to all those whom had the pleasure to know you. No matter how down or bad our day was you could walk into the room and just brighten our moods. I see your smile still yet and hear your sweet voice. Dear young Jonathan you have blessed so many by just listening and being a true friend. Some people pass and are soon forgotten but you dear one, the true spirit of your love lives on through many. I could only wish you had more time to teach those of your age how to be of such a kind heart. You had such a personality that never met a stranger. You are truly one of Gods blessed angels. Look down on us dear one and know that we feel you in our hearts always.
Connie Jackson
January 31, 2011
Son, we miss you and love you - forever.

Mom and Dad
January 31, 2011
jason godwin
January 31, 2011
Coming up to a year that you were takin from us to be our Angel in the sky. I miss your big smile and love that you gave everyone that you met. You will Always be Loved and Never Forgotten. LOVE YOU & MISS YOU SO MUCH KIDDO!!!
Brittnee LaFord
January 30, 2011
Well Jonathan you are not alone. Take care of my mother Dee. and my grandmother Ruth. I find consolation in the fact your there with them .
Vickie Etheridge
January 30, 2011
Hey baby bro. I talk to you everyday and hope you hear my words. Our world truly is not the same since you left, but one thing i guarantee is that it is a better place. I am a better man a father because you were in my life. I love you and miss you with all my heart..Love your brother Laquan
Laquan Davis
January 28, 2011
hey are truly wouldnt believe it, or you already know...I am pregnant, and married now...LoL...who would have ever thought I would be married and with a little one on the way...alot has happened since you've been will always be remembered...see you again soon...but hopefully not too soon...
January 24, 2011
My Jonathan...So many things have happened this past year but not once did a day go by that I wouldn't think about you or what fun we would of been having. I wish I could say as the days pass it makes it easier to deal without you being here but then I would be lying. We all miss you very much!!! I promise you I will ALWAYS be here for your family no matter what especial Mama Dukes.I LOVE YOU BROTHER AND DAVIS FAMILY!!!!
Solis Tarpley
January 24, 2011
I love you bro, always and forever. I still cant believe you arent with us but I know your in a better place.
Shannon Thomas
August 26, 2010
Uncle Jonathan,
I love you forever.
I miss you always.
I can't wait to see you again.
We all can't wait to see you again.
I don't unerstand it.
I thought being sixteen was supposed to be one of the best years of my life.
I guess not.
It's not your fault, though.
I live my life like you want me to.
I love you now, always, forever, and a day.
Your munchkin, niece, and love of your life...
-Jazmyn Monique Rene Davis
Jazmyn Davis
March 21, 2010
I am saddened to hear the news. Jon was a great friend. A great guy all around. We use to have so much fun at school just goofing around all the time. I miss those days.

Jon you are missed by everyone who ever had the opportunity to meet you. Your memory will never be forgotten.
Rachel Russick
March 10, 2010
I know Iv gained another angel but its so sad that your gone. I hope your looking down on all of us with a smile on your face. I dont think you know how many people loved you and how many people hurt because your not longer here. Love you and miss you. Rest easy love.
Nikky Williams
February 27, 2010
Jonathan's smile was infectious; I know you've heard it before but when it's true it's true! He would always find the time to pop in and say hello, fill us in on what he's been up to and put a little sunshine in our day. May the memories you have take you and help heal you; may you also find much happiness in those memories as time goes by. Keep his love alive and tell stories of him often. We will forever remember Jonathan Davis!
Eric & Wendy Hartford
February 23, 2010
Everytime I saw Jon he always had a smile on his face. He always had a way of making me smile. I feel as though I am blessed to have known Jon for the short time he was here. He touched so many lives. He will continue on in my memories and will never be forgotten. My sympathy goes to your family and loved ones who have saddened by this.
I'll see you again, until then I will miss you!
Laura Williams
February 23, 2010
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998-2010
Aunt Rhoda and Family
February 22, 2010
Mr & Mrs Davis.. I am so sorry for your loss. Jon's smile & spirit will be remembered & missed forever. he lit up the room whenever he walked in.. & ill neverr forget that. God Bless. <3
Michaela Clark
February 21, 2010
Nate and Michelle,
I am sorry I was not able to be there but you have my deepest condolences. I remember how fondly you spoke of your son Michelle. If at any time there is anything I can do please let me know.
Marshall Wade
February 20, 2010
To The Davis Family,

Words canot express my deepest condolences. Although I did not know Jonathan I knew him through Nate's stories and the sparkle in Nate's eyes when he spoke of him. Jonathan had an adventurous spirit, an individual unafraid to step up to the plate and support his country anyway he could. This speaks loudly of his character. He was a son every parent would be proud of. God bless you during this sorrowful time, and may Our Lord provide you peace and comfort only he can give.
Maryanne Watkins
February 20, 2010
Nate & Michelle

Your DEOMI/J-4 family shares in your grief during this sorrowful time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you, and we are here to support you any way we can.
February 20, 2010
Jon was definitely one of a kind. I pray that God comforts those who are going through this sorrow.He was such a great person and amazing friend. I will miss him and cherish all the great memories he's left.
Colleen McDonnell Miller
February 19, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Davis,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I cant even begin to imagine what our going through. Despite the hard times just know that John is loved by so many, he was such a great guy, always there for support, and always there to make you smile, i commend you both, again i am sorry for your loss and my prayers and thoughts are with you.

John...i miss and love you, you were such a good friend, you and i didnt grow close untill the end but i will cherish that forever. I had such a good time with you on the cruise, i will never forget those times, you were a trip : ) Your life was cut short but your memory will live forever, only the BEST die young! love n miss you...
Lauren Wright
February 19, 2010
Jonathan, you will forever have a place in my heart that no other will be able to touch, outshine or have a part of. Sleep well my sweet boy. I know we will see each other again. I will miss you much.
Diedre Davis
February 19, 2010
Jonathan, we miss you so much. This is not the way it was supposed to be. You should be here with us. I know that you are in a better place now so all I can do is pray that you rest in peace. You are always in my heart. Aunt Brenda loves you. To Nate and Michelle, I love you both and am always praying for you. Your sis, Brenda.
February 19, 2010
Jon was one of my favorite students! He kept in touch even after he finished Spanish 1 in his Junior year. Even though he had already graduated, when I turned 40, he returned with two friends and wrote "Happy Birthday Oldie" in black cups on the fence at CBHS! I still have the Teddy Bear he gave me. My family was always happy to see him around town, at the fair, and even at Starbucks. I will really miss his smile. He told me I was like a second mom to him. I am so sorry to hear of this terrible loss. May God give us the strength we need to get through this together.
Debby Stein
February 19, 2010
Michelle and family,

Ever since I heard about the lost of your son, I've been deeply saddened. I've never met Jonathan, but based on the things I've heard, I can only believe that he was well loved by his family, friends and coworkers. I wish there was something I could do or say to help make sense of it all, but I can't. I just want you to know that you are loved and our prayers are with you and your family. We care!
Pat Johnson
February 19, 2010
It's so unfair that we only had such a short time to know someone so great. Love and miss you Jon!
Megan Baugher
February 19, 2010
Still cannot believe that this is all happening. I've known jon since the 9th grade. He got me through some of the hardest times in life just with his smile. He was the sweetest person I've ever known. My prayers go out to all his Family and Friends. It won't be the same around here without Jon but I know your watching over us from up above. Always Love You, Never Forget You. Till we meet again on the other side.
Brittnee Davis
February 19, 2010
Michelle, Nate and deepest sympathy to your family. Jonathan is in the Lords hands now and will never be forgotten. His smile was contagious, always happy, hard worker, good friend to all who knew him. He will be missed. We are here for you, let us be your strength,remember all the good times and may God bless you all.
Kelly Sheesley
February 19, 2010
To the Davis Family

My heart weeps everytime I think of Jonathan. The sorrow you feel is shared by so many individuals. I've never known anyone with all the qualities this young man possessed. Jonathan will be missed every day of my life. I pray for you and yours, for strength and peace.

Millie Donovan, Palm Bay, Florida
Millie Donovan
February 19, 2010
We miss you son.

Nathaniel Davis
February 19, 2010
Good morning Captain, Davis here. This used tobe the early morning start of our concersation on cell-phone.Myself in karachi based , and he stationed in beautiful valley city of Quetta, we used to talk ,chat,plan and discuss through the day. January 29, I received a call from him , hi captain I hv not recived 2010 calenders yet..and I replied and despatched 5 calenders same day on courrier.January 30 we talked around 3.30pm , he cnfirmed that calenders are delivered. Sunday JANUARY 31,0900 HRS I received a call that J DAVIS has expired in sleep. I still feel deep pain inside for losing him , and my thoughts goes to his immediate family specially his mother. I wish this message will be handed-over to his family . A friend of Jonathan Davis, ( CAPT MUSHARAF SHAH BUKHARI , KARACHI PAKISTAN )
February 19, 2010
I am deeply saddened to hear of the sudden loss of Jonathan. My heart hangs low for him and his entire family and friends. I worked with Jonathan when I was employed by Dyncorp International. He was such a friendly, hard working, considerate and compassionate young man. He will truly be missed by many. My deepest sympathies to all.
Laura Miller
February 19, 2010
Jonathan was a charmer. He would give his big smile and say now Miss D you know your one of my favorites. I only knew him for 2 years but we were friends from the beginning. He was a very polite and educated young man.He will be greatly missed by all.
Michelle and Nathaniel be very proud of this young man, your son, for he was special.
Diana Champagne
February 19, 2010
Michelle, Nate, and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you at your time of sorrow. I know how proud you are of him. Cherish your memories.
Jo Smutko
February 19, 2010
My family and I send our deepest condolences to the Davis family. Jonathan was a very special young man. He was genuine, fun, respectful and respected by everyone. May God bless you all.
Judi Lance
February 19, 2010
Nate & Michelle:

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. My deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.
David Duncans
February 19, 2010
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