Jonathan W. Dawson, 28, of Coventry, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Kent County Memorial Hospital. Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Michelle L. Dawson. Jonathan was a 2009 graduate of Dow High School and was also inducted into the Rhode Island Honor Society. He enjoyed working with his computers and used them as his link to the outside world. He had a strong passionate interest in politics and met many of our local elected officials. He was an avid dog lover. Besides his mother he leaves his stepfather, Daniel Herzberg, his maternal grandparents, William and Patricia Dawson and his two uncles, William Dawson and his wife Lori and Mark Dawson and his fiancé Jennifer. Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 5-7 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Funeral services will be private.