Jonathan Wakeland

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.

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12 thoughts on “Jonathan Wakeland

  1. Very sorry for your loss! I am Johnathan’s cousin. My mom is Mary Wakeland, sister of Bill Wakeland .

  2. I am the oldest daugher of Michelle Coigny, sister to Jonathan Wakeland. My name is Teresa Victorino and Jon was my Uncle! We were only 6mos apart and very close growing up as little kids. Poem of Life: Life is but a stopping place, A pause in what’s to be a resting place along the road, to sweet eternity. We all have different journey’s, different paths along the way. We all were meant to learn some things, but never meant to say… Our destination is a place for greater than we know. For some the journey’s quicker…. For some the journey’s slow… and when the journey finally ends we’ll claim a great reward and find everlasting peace, “Together with the Lord”.

    I love you and will miss you uncle Jonathan, RIP my dear beloved Uncle!

  3. Jonathan was married to my sister . We had a lot of good times, lots of cookouts and family gatherings ,and a lot of fun at christmas.He took us out to the track once to watch him ride bikes.He will be missed, he gave us a beautiful niece Metta who we love dearly. Remember the good times .May you rest in peace ..R.Stark

  4. Jonathan, even though we didn’t grow up together, and our lives & Family were so far apart, you will always be in my memories. Thank you Karen for everything you did for him and his children. Love you, Brenda Wakeland McClain & Ron.

  5. I am deeply sorry to Jon’s family, especially his children.I am Michele’s sister and I can tell you her heart too is broken as are her childrens.He too was a part of our family and we grieve for him as he brought fun and laughter to us all.I sincerely hope God brings comfort to all involved and your fondest memories burn foremost in your hearts bringing love and laughter to help heal the heartache and loss.,Sincerely Christy Buckley and family

  6. I think I met Johnathon whem he was in town once or twice with Nancy. He came into where I was working at Dr Zidek’s office.Very nice. So sorry for your loss.Prayers and hugs for each of you.

  7. I am a second cousin to Nancy, Bill and Brenda. I live in Shelbyville. Even though I never met Johnathon my sympathies are with you all. Losing a family member when they are so young is always a very shocking experience. Prayers to you all…Debbie Holland Shoaff

  8. I am Johnathon’s Uncle Lloyd Wakeland. My prayers and sympathy are with mainly his children and immediate family. I know what it is to loose children, but God never said we would all live to be old and he takes the young for something special. Remember the memories in your heart and the time you spent with him. God Bless you all. Lloyd & June Wakeland

  9. I want to thank all of the people who knew and loved my brother. We will miss him. If, you know someone who struggles with an addiction you never stop loving them. I hope now he can be at peace and see the brother he missed growing up with.

  10. I am Dawn Renee (Brooks, Gee) Jonathan was my uncle but felt more like my nephew because I am nine years older, I loved him a lot, and I know that he knew it. He has stayed with me a few times in his life when visiting and stayed with my Mom, Nancy. I am having a very hard time finding words for our loss, I know that he had so many family members that loved him and he lived his life the way he wanted too. I’m sad that we didn’t have more time! I will cherish the few things that he gave me and I will continue to love and miss him as always! Love to all of you that are hurting just as my heart is breaking…….consider yourselves (((Hugged)))!! May God Bless him and all of us!!

  11. to the family of jonathon wakeland from the shelbyville,il high school class of 1992:
    i posted this tradegy on my facebook page and was pleasantly surprised to hear all the good things that were posted by my classmates. he was fondly remembered by us. may God bring you peace in this time of grief.
    brandon faulkner shs class of “92”

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