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In Memory of

Jonathan Ruben Perales

August 27, 1982 - November 27, 2016

Obituary


Jonathan Ruben Perales, age 34, passed away November 27, 2016, in Jacksonville, Florida. Jonathan was born on August 27, 1982 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to Ruben, Sr. and Blanca I. Perales. He came to Jacksonville from Puerto Rico at the age of 5 months old. He attended Brookview Elementary, Landmark Middle School, and graduated from Sandalwood High School. Jonathan started to work at Arlington Marina, where he gained his love for the water. He loved to spend time with the family fishing and riding jet skis. At a young age, Jonathan had a passion...

Jonathan Ruben Perales, age 34, passed away November 27, 2016, in Jacksonville, Florida. Jonathan was born on August 27, 1982 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to Ruben, Sr. and Blanca I. Perales. He came to Jacksonville from Puerto Rico at the age of 5 months old. He attended Brookview Elementary, Landmark Middle School, and graduated from Sandalwood High School. Jonathan started to work at Arlington Marina, where he gained his love for the water. He loved to spend time with the family fishing and riding jet skis. At a young age, Jonathan had a passion for motorcycles and cars. He was also a truck driver for quite sometime, where he earned a living to provide for his two children, Andrew and Gabriella, who he loved very much. Jonathan was a loving son, father, brother, and an uncle; he will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Survivors include his loving parents, Ruben, Sr. and Blanca Perales; one son, Andrew Jonathan Perales; one daughter, Gabriella Marie Perales; three brothers, Ruben Perales (Arlene), Alexander Perales (fiancée, Catalina Lopera), and Joel Ruben Perales (Honeliz); grandmother, Esther Martinez; fiancée, Michelle Ramos; godparents Abel and Shelia Ramos; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00am at Jax Hispanic Church of God, 1016 Girvin Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32225. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00am at the church. Entombment will follow at Chapel Hills Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be designated for the care of the family.

HARDAGE-GIDDENS, CHAPEL HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 850 St. Johns Bluff Road North, Jacksonville, Florida 32225, is serving the family.