Jonathan Paul Dover

November 12, 2019

Charlotte – Jonathan Paul Dover, of Charlotte, NC, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the age of 24. 

Jonathan was a graduate of Myers Park High School where he played football and ran track. He was an active member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church throughout his youth, participating in outreach ministry, mission trips, and accomplishing the rank of Eagle Scout. 

Jonathan is survived by his mother and father, Laurie and Allen Dover, and older sister, Harris, all of Charlotte, NC. In addition to his immediate family, Jonathan was loved by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and co-workers. 

Those left behind know that Jonathan’s personal struggles were more than outweighed by his compassion, work-ethic, fierce loyalty, and love of life. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 23, 2019—Jonathan’s 25th birthday—at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. 

Memorials may be sent to the Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203. 

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at



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  • Timmy Anne Dover Ferguson

    The sweetest cousin — Jonathan was a gift to our family, and we will love him always.

  • John and Mikki Burgess

    Laurie, Allen, and Harris. John and I are so sorry to learn of Jonathan’s passing. You are all in our prayers.

  • Judy Laedlein

    Jonathan was such a precious young man and his death is such a loss to all of us. As his first grade teacher I found him to be a true delight and a kind and thoughtful student. My prayers go to his family, Harris,Laurie and Allen, for God to heal your hearts and walk with you during this time.

  • Kay Daughtry

    My heart is broken over the loss of Jonathan.
    He was a wonderful student at ETES. I have fond memories of him as a handsome young man and good student. I will be praying for your family, and hope you find peace in warm memories of him.

  • Betty Lou Brundick

    Laurie, Allen and Harris, my heart hurts for each of you. I am so sorry about the loss of your Jonathan. I remember when we first met him years ago at Montreat. He was always so friendly and polite to us. May the Lord hold each of you especially close and provide His comfort and peace.