Jonathan Philip Kim

September 22, 1989December 4, 2018

Jonathan P. Kim, 29, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He is survived by his partner, Ashley Neilson; his daughters, Alexandra and Serena Kim; parents, Philip Kim and Cathy Smith; sisters, Jade and Madelyn Kim; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Eunice Smith; paternal grandmother, Mary Kim; and so many other loving family members. Jonathan was a smart and fun loving person. He was fearless in voicing his opinion, especially in support of marginalized people in troubling times. He developed a passion for music at an early age and loved nothing more than to strum tunes on his guitar to his daughters. Always fiercely loyal to his family, he was a dedicated and loving father. His loss is a shock to us all and he will be desperately missed. The family will receive family and friends at Teague Funeral Home on Sunday, December 16, 2018, From 2 until 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


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Tabitha Pettinger (Thompson)

December 8, 2018

My heart just broke hearing this devastating news. Philip and Cathy, I will always treasure the time you entrusted Jonathan to me. He was the sweetest, most easy-going child. I am truly sorry that you have to bear this heartache and pray Jehovah comfort you. My love, Tabitha

harold via

December 7, 2018

Cathy & Phillip,
My heart goes out to you and the rest of the family, there are no words that can be said to relieve the pain of the loss of a loved one but let your mind at least be at rest knowing that our lord and savior will be at his side.

My family will be praying to ease your pain and welcomes you to reach out to us at any time you need.
our condolences to you from the Via family.

Jennifer Roman

December 5, 2018

My heart goes out to you Jon. It's so hard to believe you are gone. We will miss you and honor your memory. Thank you for telling me about your grandma,and how much she made you laugh. Thank you for sharing your love of music with Alex, and thank you for being a part of our family. You are missed. May peace and blessings be with you, and I am so sorry for your family, whom I know you loved very much.