Jonathan Scot “Jon” Jarman of Herndon, VA, 46, died suddenly on February 24, 2020, at his home in Herndon, VA. Jon was the beloved and devoted son of Robert “Bob” and Brenda Jarman of Cullen, VA.; and brother of Robert “Robb” with whom he shared a home in Herndon, VA. He is further survived by a life-time “unofficial/adopted” brother, Morty Severn of Ashburn, VA.; a devoted uncle, Charles Tharpe of Lynchburg, VA; uncle and aunt, Andrew and Lori Jarman of Belton, S. C.; and his very special “second mom,” Mrs. Alma Updike of Herndon, VA. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fulton and Frances Jarman and Luther and Frances Tharpe; and aunt, Brenda Elder Tharpe. Educated in the Public Schools of Fairfax County, and a graduate of Berlin American High School, Berlin, Germany.  Jon was a dedicated and valued employee of Caliber Collision, Sterling, VA.  Jon’s family has been advised that Caliber will be establishing a cash award to an employee who demonstrates the exemplary performance for which Jon was known—The Jon Jarman Award.  Jon was an enthusiastic and avid hunter and a member of the Cullen Hunt Club.  He became a real conversationalist with game wardens always managing to wiggle out of questionable situations.  And most likely the only hunter, who after killing and retrieving a deer that was mired in mud, loading it onto the roof of his truck “THE BUCKET” took his kill to the car wash for a pressurized washing prior to dressing.  Jon was an avid Clemson football fan who never failed to claim bragging rights for the team.  He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.  He was a compassionate and loving person who only saw the greatness in friends and family.  He loved spending evenings and weekends with “The Garage Gang” at Mama Alma’s home.  He was a very kind and thoughtful person and was rarely ever seen without a big smile and endearing greetings for those he encountered.  Jon leaves behind a legion of friends who will cherish their memories of him—especially his little buddies, Ryan Barter and Sammy Thompson.  Always reminded by his Mom and Dad “wear your seat belt and don’t speed.”  His seat belt is no longer needed for he is now in the arms of Jesus.

Visitation will be at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Graveside services are scheduled for Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Cullen Baptist Church Cemetery, Cullen, VA, at 2 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the following charities: Hunters For The Hungry at www.h4hungry.org, The Charlotte County Food Bank, Post Office Box 440, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923, or a charity of your choice. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.

Condolence Messages

  1. lory solley

    27 February 2020 3 months ago

    with absolute broken hearts, the Severin family will always hold dear the Jarman family. rest in peace lil Jon.

  2. Carolyn and Don Seren

    27 February 2020 3 months ago

    We will always remember the young man who bought our sweet Zilla to us 10 years ago; over the years Jon never failed to ask how our cat was doing. Our love and prayers to out to Bob, Brenda, and Robb during this sad, sad time.
    Don and Carolyn

  3. Stacy Dewberry Kinder

    27 February 2020 3 months ago

    So very sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    GOD Bless.
    Stacy Dewberry Kinder & Family

  4. Bernice Fears

    27 February 2020 3 months ago

    Bob an Brenda , We are so sorry for your lost We have been there so we know what you are feeling an only God can help you ,the hurt will never go away ,but God will teach you how to live with it . I know you two are good christian people that’s a plus . with out God we would not have made the last 19 years .may God wrap his arms around you all an heal your broken Hearts we love you all Robert @ Bernice Fears

  5. Ronnie Thompson Toby's dad and Sammy's pap.

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Jon was a wonderful young man. Always stopped to say hello and always smiling. I’m sorry and broken hearted over this. My God give his family and Rob the strength to get through this trying times. Jon left us way too soon he will truly be missed.
    Rest in peace. Sammy and all of us are going to miss Jon.

  6. Ronnie Thompson Toby's dad and Sammy's pap.

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Jon was a wonderful young man. Always happy and smile on his face. He would stop if he seen me in the yard and stop and talk. Jon left us way to soon. He will be missed by all of us.
    May God give his family and Rob the strength to get through this time of sorrow. Rest in peace.

  7. Steve Schantz & Marilyn Miller

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Neighbors of the “garage gang.”

    So very sorry to hear this news – just kind of dumb-struck right now (as I’m sure are many). Jon was a real quality guy who never failed to have a smile and a laugh. Every time he drove by our house in Herndon, there was always a honk, smile, and a wave – not to mention the helping hand he always lent every time one was needed. Thanks for enriching our lives, Jon. You will be missed more than you could ever imagine.

  8. Dennis S Kostick Jr

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Jon was always a considerate, thoughtful and helpful friend who would give you the shirt off his back.
    My deepest condolences for Rob and his parents, JB was a stand up guy and will truly be missed by so many.
    Peace be with you my man, I’ll see you on the other side.
    D

  9. David and Yvonne Carson

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Our prayers and thoughts are with Brenda, Bob and Rob. We are so sorry for your loss. Words are at a loss at this time. Please let us know if we can do anything. David and Ryan loved hunting with Jon. David
    said that he was always fun to hunt with, always excitement when he was bunting. Sincerely David and Yvonne Carson

  10. Stephanie H. Grissom and Family

    28 February 2020 3 months ago

    Dear Brenda, Bob, and Rob,
    I, along with my family are so very sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine the pain you must be feeling right now and my heart goes out to you. You are in my thoughts and my prayers…praying that God will give you peace and strength during this most difficult time. I didn’t know Jon personally, but I have read/heard so many wonderful things from others about him…I know he was one special man and will be missed by so many. Along with God’s grace, may you also find comfort in your precious memories of him.

    With deepest sympathy and love,
    Stephanie Hamlet Grissom and Family (I am Shirley Mann and Haywood Hamlet’s daughter)

  11. Cheryl Kay

    29 February 2020 3 months ago

    My heart breaks for your family. In time may the emptiness in your hearts be filled with the precious memories of Jon. Please know thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Cheryl

  12. Irvin W. Hayes

    02 March 2020 3 months ago

    To the the Jarman family and friends, we will keep all of you in our prayers. Jon will be missed but not forgotten!

  13. Barnes Koerner

    08 March 2020 3 months ago

    The Koerner family will miss him greatly! Love, Andy, A.J., Miles and Barnes.

  14. Bonnie Gilliam

    30 March 2020 2 months ago

    Brenda and Bob, We were so sorry to learn of the loss of your son. Our sympathy to your family for the loss of one so young.

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