On Monday, June 7, 2021, Jonas Heise, loving father, son and brother passed away suddenly at the age of 45.
Born on May 26, 1976 in Providence, RI Jonas moved to Charleston in the 8th grade. He graduated from Sea Island Academy in 1994. He attended Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC where he was the star of the basketball team.
Jonas had a passion for cars that led to a lifelong career in the wheel and tire business. Most importantly Jonas loved his children, family and friends. He constantly bragged that becoming a father to such amazing children was his greatest accomplishment. He was passionate about surfing, viewing it as a religious outlet as well as basketball, sneakers and music.
He is survived by his children - Derek, Michael, Kayla, J.J. and Leah; parents - Karl, Sr. and Jill Heise; brother - Karl "Kai" Heise, Jr. along with his cousins, aunts, uncles and friends that will miss him dearly.
A visitation will be held Monday, June 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home - James Island, 347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412 with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm.