Jonathan Ross “J.R.” Spears

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Molino, Fl

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Corporal

Corporal Jonathan Ross Spears enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, California. He was killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.

J.R. was a devoted son, brother, and friend. He had the kindest heart, never strayed from helping others. He had a big, beautiful smile that could light up any room. He enjoyed spending time with friends, family, and especially his fellow U.S. Marine Corps. J.R. was a die-hard FL State Football fan.

He was so proud to serve his country as a United States Marine.

Age: 21

Date of Death: October 23, 2005

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