Jonathan Robert Henry, 28, went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla.
Jonathan was born April 4, 1988, in Virginia Beach, Va. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Aurelia Jean Webb; his grandfathers, Robert L. Webb and John Crockett Henry; and an uncle, Mark A. Webb.
The First Colonial graduate attended the University of North Florida, where he was president of the Psychology Club. Recently he took part in a mission trip on behalf of Island Psychology in partnership with the Jamaican Autism Support Association. There Jonathan served as a mentor and teacher to students with special needs. His travels are documented at www.jonathanhenrysite.wordpress.com.
Jonathan became interested in music at the age of 8 and was taught to play the guitar with the help of his Uncle Mark. He enjoyed creating music with many of his talented friends in Virginia Beach, Va., before going on to college. Music was the center of Jonathan’s life. He was a passionate singer, songwriter and poet, specializing in Indie and acoustic rock music. He used his talents to deliver his love of the world around him and always will be remembered for the depth of his ethereal music and poetry. He had an attractive personality and appealing smile that warmed many people’s hearts.
He is survived by his grandmother, Martha Crosswhite Henry; his mother, Pamela Webb Henry; his father, Mark Austin Henry; his sister, Holly Henry Ecimovic (Jonathan); his uncle, Robert L. Webb Jr.; his aunt, Mary Anne Eberwine; his girlfriend, Deana Gerberick; and dear friends Edwin “Doc” Schoen, Pinky Drew and family.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday July 30, 2106, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, 2002 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, Va.
Online condolences may be made to the family at hdoliver.com.