Kionte Devon Withers, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on April 30, 2021, at the age of 26. Kionte was born in Brunswick, Maine on January 30, 1995, to Kimberly Johnson and Leon Withers. Kionte grew up in Jacksonville with his Mother and younger brother Tyriq. As an older brother he was fiercely protective, and blazed a trail of living life to the fullest. Kionte served as a mentor, teacher, and supporter to help Tyriq establish a purpose. The unconditional love they shared was unbreakable, and was the backbone of their relationship. As a brother Kionte was there when you needed him most, picked you up when you fell, and stood up for you when no one else would. Kionte was a true guardian who now is our guardian angel. As a child he enjoyed playing soccer and basketball. He brought life, fun, and joy wherever he went. He began cultivating his love for videography and photography at a very young age. Kionte graduated from Baldwin Middle-Senior High school in 2013.
Kionte met Stephanie in December of 2016. She very quickly became his best friend and confidant. They bonded over a passion for art, and life. They made adventures out of every moment together. On the 8th of December 2017, they embarked on their most incredible adventure, as they welcomed their beautiful son, Royce, into the world . From that day on, Kionte and Royce were inseparable. Kionte was an incredible father, who loved his son more than anything in the world. Kionte was passionate about storytelling through the lens of his camera. He was a brilliant creative, who was always willing to share his ideas and work. Kionte had an eye for capturing the essence of love and joy in every moment. He insisted that memories should be cherished, and made it his goal to document the most beautiful parts of life. Kionte is survived by his son, (Royce Isaiah Alexander Withers), his fiancé (Stephanie Vallejo), his brother (Tyriq Withers), his mother (Kimberly Johnson), his sister (Cayla Withers), his father (Leon Withers), his grandfather (Walter Hart), his grandmother (Delores Withers), and his grandfather (Leon Withers) and many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Many Cherished Friends.
Please join us as we celebrate the life & legacy of Kionte Withers . His viewing will take place at 1:00 pm followed by his memorial service at 2:00 at the Fraser Funeral Home.
Visitation Details Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:00 PM
Service Details Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:00 PM