Jonithan was a member of the Perkins Baptist Church, a service technician for Dexter Implement Company and a resident of rural Catron.
He was united in marriage to Leila Hardin on May 22, 2004 at Eureka Springs, Ark.. She survives of the home near Catron.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kaitlyn Dodson and Paitlyn Dodson, both of Bell City; by one step-daughter, Stephanie Gregory of the home; by one sister, April Dodson of Charlotte, N.C.; by two nephews, Jacob Dodson and Jared Dodson both of Charlotte, N.C.; by one niece, Haley Dodson of Charlotte, N.C.; by two great-nieces, Tori Dodson and Jocelyn Dodson, both Charlotte, N.C.
Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brian Gill officiating. Interment will follow in the Essex Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.