Jonathan Manuel Taylor, nicknamed Jon, was born February 1, 1982 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to Teddy and Penelope "Penny" Taylor. Jon was a military child who spent his early childhood living on military bases stateside and abroad. Most of his adult life was spent in Alexandria, Virginia near his family. Jon left this life unexpectedly on Monday, August 3, 2020.\r\n\r\nJon was a fun-loving, energetic, and mischievous boy. When he was around his family and friends, his uncle often referred to him as a "knucklehead". Jon was also a curious kid. He was thoughtful and caring, sending cards to those he loved on birthdays and holidays. He was always the "first grandkid" to reach out to his grandmother on her birthday. He also never failed to forget a Mother's Day or birthday, reaching out to his mom with a call, sending a card, or stopping by with a gift.\r\n\r\nJon graduated from West Springfield High School in Springfield, Virginia, and also attended Northern Virginia Community College. As an adult, Jon enjoyed watching football, fishing and spending time with friends. He always enjoyed a good time with loved ones. Jon spent his final days spending time with his girlfriend, Sara Abate, who hopes that everyone will remember him full of life and happiness.\r\n\r\nJon is survived by his: mother, Penny Taylor; father figure, Cleo Pointer, Jr.; grandparents, Geneva and Edward Pondexter; sister, Nicole Bartolucci; brother-in-law, Claudio Bartolucci; niece, Annabelle Bartolucci; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.\r\n\r\nJon's father, Teddy Taylor, and grandparents, Goldie and Robert Taylor, preceded him in death.