Weatherford Democrat

May 4, 2013

Jonathan Carl McClendon


Weatherford Democrat

— Jonathan Carl McClendon, 37, died suddenly at his home in Syracuse, N.Y., on March 20, 2013.

A memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Peaster Cemetery.

Jonathan was born Aug. 18, 1975, in Harrogate, England. He lived in several countries with his family before returning to Weatherford, where he stayed with his grandparents, Phillip and Reldon McClendon. Jonathan graduated from Weatherford High School, Weatherford College and earned a bachelor’s degree at Tarleton State University. He continued his studies with courses in Culinary Arts. Jonathan moved to Syracuse, N.Y., where he married Heather Dawley and her three children.

He is survived by his wife, Heather, and three children Elijah, Simone and Suzanah; father, Phil, and wife, Jill, McClendon; mother, Carol McClendon; sister, Rhonda Hills and her family; grandparents Alma Reldon McClendon, and Chester and Nancy Tucker; and numerous other family and friends.

Jonathan is preceded in death by his grandfather, Phillip McClendon.

We all will miss Jonathan’s sweet smile, loving heart, and generous spirit.