July 1, 51,
Jonathan Patrick Rodriguez-LeBron was born on April 21, 1969. He passed away unexpectedly on July 1, 2020. He was a devoted husband and father.
He is survived by his wife, Annette Beavers Rodriguez-LeBron, his sons, Joshua Keith LeBron and Joseph Patrick LeBron of the home. In addition, he survived by his parents Carmelo Rodriguez-LeBron of Jacksonville and Catherine LeBron of Morehead City and brothers, Michael, Rodney, and Phillip, his father and mother-in-law, Keith and Glenda Beavers of Mt. Olive, and many nieces and nephews.
He gladly and proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the US Army 10th Special Forces Group from November 1990 – December 1994 stationed at Fort Devens military installation in Massachusetts. Following his military service, he attended Mt. Olive College to finalize his bachelor’s degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude in Accounting. While in college, he served as Post Commander for the Mt. Olive American Legion Post #103.
For over fifteen years, Jonathan’s love of sports meant he devoted many weeknights and weekends to coaching and supporting Joshua and Joseph and their friends on many sports teams. From baseball, football, basketball for Joshua to soccer, tennis and basketball for Joseph, he participated in all aspects of helping them and their fellow teammates excel in the sports they loved and encouraged them in their journeys to becoming great young men. In addition, he supported the school sports program as an active member of the Spring Creek Booster Club including taking on the role of President for a time.
He was a member of Garris Chapel United Methodist Church and enjoyed previously participating in the Men’s Group and the Church choir. He also gladly served as the Treasurer for a time.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 5th at 2 pm in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home located at 1005 N Church St, Mt. Olive, NC 28365. Pastor Gabe Mitchell will be presiding. The family will receive friends immediately following the service; at others time, the family will be in residence.
Memorials may be made to Garris Chapel United Methodist Church, 823 Piney Grove Church Rd, La Grange, NC 28551.
Note: Face masks are encouraged, and social distancing is also preferred.