Memorial visitation for Jonathan Wakeland will be 2-4 PM Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler, (660) 679-0009. There will be no funeral services. Memorial contributions to a fund for Mr. Wakeland’s children. Cremation under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler.
Jonathan Andrew Wakeland, 38 of Butler, Missouri, died February 24, 2012 as the result of a vehicle accident. He was born January 6, 1974 in Corydon, Indiana, the son of John William and Martha Joan (Anderson) Wakeland. Jonathan was a roofer for Vaught Roofing in Grandview, Missouri. He enjoyed BMX biking, working concerts, and playing bass guitar. Most of all however, he loved his children.
Jonathan was preceded in death by his mother, and a brother, John Nelson. He is survived by his father, John William Wakeland of California; his children, Bella Telken of Kansas City, Kansas, and Ormetta Wakeland of Butler, Missouri; sister Michelle Coigny of Arizona; sister Karen Bevans of Overland Park, Kansas; brother Mark Bevans of Riverside, California; brother Douglas Bevans and wife Marilee of Elk Grove, California; half sister Nancy Pinkston and husband Don of Shelbyville, Illinois; half sister Brenda McClain and husband Ron of Findlay, Illinois; half brother Bill Wakeland, Jr.; as well as nieces and nephews.