Jonathan Brett Godleski, 34, died unexpectedly Thursday, November 9, 2017, at his home.

A native of Asheville, he was a son of Michael Godleski and the late Sharon McPeters Godleski Owens. Jonathan was a graduate of Erwin High School and attended A-B Tech.

He had worked at Hallmark Card Shop. He enjoyed music, Tar Heels Basketball and Carolina Panthers Football.

He is survived by his father, Michael Godleski; brothers, Nate Godleski (Nicole Wingard) and Joel Godleski (Sarah Sheehan); nephew, Damien; uncles, Ted Godleski (Shirley), Tom Godleski (Terri) and Andy Godleski (Amy), and aunts, G.G. Hampton (Ernest), Virginia Guthrie (Grant) and Gail Jones (Jerry).

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, 31 Glendale Avenue, Asheville, NC 28803.