Jon Eric McDade, 26, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2007. Jon Eric was born on April 25, 1980 to Joe and Mary Lee McDade in Titusville. He is survived by his precious daughter, Brianna McDade; father, Joseph McDade; mother, Mary McDade Soyars and Bill; brother, Kenny McDade, US Army Infantry, stationed at Ft. Hood, TX and his wife Beth; grandmother, Barbara Hopkins; aunts and uncles, Rae Lynn and Mark Bartlett, Betty and Conrad Eigenmann, Susan and Rick Cunningham, Rae Labitan, Roger and Donna Ball, Bob and Carol McDade and Shawn McDade; and a host of loving cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joe and Dorothy McDade and John Hopkins. He was a cherished son who was devoted to his family and his beautiful daughter, Brianna. He was always ready and willing to help people with a quick smile and without a thought of return. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed being on the water and loved time spent outdoors. Jon Eric will be deeply missed by his family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at any Wachovia Bank to the attention of Peggy Crooks #FL2323, in Memory of Jon Eric McDade,. Visitation will be held from 3 to 4 p.m., on Saturday, January 20th. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at North Brevard Funeral Home.

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on 1/19/2007.