Mr Jonathan Kingsman

Charity details

Mind (The National Association For Mental Health)

MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.  They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. MIND won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Registered Number 219830

Messages of condolence

Jon will be greatly missed and my thoughts are with you all. With love from, Rachel.

Mrs Rachel Hutchinson

With love and prayers from all the Lorimers.

Miss Sarah Lorimer

With love and prayers from the Regehr family.

Mr & Mrs Doug & Melissa Regehr

Keeping your family in our hearts x

Mrs Rachel Hull

with deepest sympathy to lovely Lara and to Xanthe, Otis and Iantha

Mrs Penny Mullock

Dear Lara & family, Thinking of you all during this difficult time. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Big hugs. C x x

Dr Chinga Chileshe

In memory of a very special man who changed so many lives for the better. He will always be remembered by the gifts and memories he has left behind. With Love from us all.

Mr & Mrs J Jocelyn

Big hug. xxxx

Ms Clare Crouchman

The service was such a wonderful tribute to Jonny and his faith. Sending so much love. Cathy & Richard Griffin

Mrs Cathy Griffin

Lara the life of your lovely husband will continue to ripple through so many other lives in the most positive of ways and this generous fund you have set up is a fitting and wonderful tribute that will touch many who never had the chance to know him in person.

Mrs Elizabeth Fraser

A Kingsman who was a true 'King's man'. Jonny, you will not be forgotten. Praying for you Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Ianthe. 'Jesus then said "I am the one who raises the dead to life! Everyone who has faith in me will live, even if they die. " John 11.25

Mrs Carol Stewart

"Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace". Dear Lara and your wonderful children, you've had to endure so much but your courage and strength have been amazing and a shining example to us all. God bless.

Mrs Gill Attmore

Johnny was a lovely man who will be sadly missed. Love to you all. X Neil and Sharon

Dr Neil Turner

Thinking of you all. Xxx

Mrs Sarah Hill

I miss you, my friend.

Mr Antony Dunford

Love to Lara, Otis, Xanthe, and Iantha from Emily & Gavin Stark

Dr Gavin Stark

All our love--Keith & Naomi

Mr Keith Somerville

With love and deepest sympathies to Lara and family and to Jonny's family. Our thoughts are with you.

Mrs Caroline Child

Thinking of you all & sending lots of love xxx Sara Holtam

Ms Sara Jeffery

Heartfelt condolences to Lara and family from Simon and Jo. We hope that you are always able to treasure the great memories of your time together in celebration of Jonny's life. xx

Mr Simon Kelly

Dear Lara, Xanthe, Iantha and Otis, I hope every day is a bit easier for you all...

Ms Zsana Kantor

A wonderful tribute to a much loved man who touched the lives of so many.

Mrs Stephanie Doherty

Jonny was an amazing guy, and his service and the tributes were incredible. He'll be so dearly missed by so many, and it was such a privilege to know him. With all my love, and ongoing prayers for Lara, Xanthe, Otis, Ianthe and all the family, from Annabel xx

Ms Annabel Clarke

We are fortunate to have known Jonny, such a gentle and passionately Godly man. When we think of Jonny, he was always surrounded by his happy smiling family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. With lots of love, Peter, Naoko and Emily

Mr & Mrs Peter and Naoko Daws

The service was an amazing tribute, Jonny will never be forgotten.

Mrs Jennie and David Williams

Lovely service, what a wonderful tribute to such a lovely man.

Mr Owen Savill

Sending you all our love and support as we remember your your dear Husband/Father Jonny. Pauline, Susie, Max, Hadyn & Maisie xxxxx

Mrs Pauline Kelly

Thank you for such a wonderful thanksgiving service for a very special man. We continue to pray for you Lara and Xanthe, Otis and Iantha. With much love Peter and Lynn Halford.


We were so sorry to hear this news - praying that God would uphold you all as you grieve. I appreciated Jon's legacy when I worked for All Saints in Ilkley and at Blaithwaite and JB and I also found your reliance on God an encouragement when we were at StAG just after we married. Becky xx

Mrs Rebecca Briant

Dearest Lara Xanthe Otis and Iantha Our love and thoughts are with all Gayle Anth And Rebecca xxx

Miss Gayle Newman

Dearest Lara and family, my deepest condolences and continued thoughts. Hoping that somehow you can draw strength from each other and the wider community. Love, Cath xx

Mrs Cath Davis

A fabulous moving service and wonderful tributes from families and friends. Jonny must be so proud of you all. Take care and lots of love, Richard & Jo xx

Mr Richard Rogers

Dearest Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Iantha In memory of a much loved man. We were honoured to have known him. Much love, Sarah and Richard x

Mrs Sarah Heap

Dearest Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Iantha I only meet Jonny on a school trip with Xanthe once but I will never forget how kind he was to me that day when other parents were moaning about me. You are all a very special family and Jonny’s kindness and loving nature will always continue to shine in you all. Xxxx

Mrs Lynn Saunders

It has been a pleasure to know Jonny and the Kingsman family through St Andrew the Great and our community in Histon. We were very privileged to have Jonny’s musical talent at our wedding in 2000. He will be greatly missed by many and our love and support go to Lara, Zanthe, Otis and Ianthe at this time.

Mr & Mrs Jane and John Morris

Thinking of you all with love and prayers to all your family xx

Mr & Mrs Dave and Gill Barber

Dear Lara Sending lots of love to you and all the family and wishing you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Big hugs. With love from all the Kidds.

Mrs Tina Kidd

With sincere condolences to Lara and the children at this sad time

Mr & Mrs Will & Sula Russell

Lara so much 💛 to you and your children. X

Mrs Rosie Bates

So much love to you all at this really tough time. There are no words that can express the sadness of this time for you fully. We hope tomorrow feels like celebration of a wonderful husband, father and friend (& ofcourse son to his parents). Will be praying. Lots of love from Xanthe & Tim

Mr Timothy Burbidge

To Iantha, Lara and family, Sending you all much love at such a difficult time. You are a wonderful family. Jacqui xx

Ms Jacqui Howard

No mother should bury a child. Sad days for Lara and the kids too.

Mrs Fiona Hogan

Dear Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Ianthe, our thoughts are with you at this terribly sad time. Lots of love from Emily, Jon, Molly & Charlie xxx

Mrs Emily Hooton

In memory of a great guy who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends

Mr Mike Salmon

In memory of Jonny who we remember so fondly from our student days. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this very sad time. Helen and family.

Miss Helen Lowe

In memory of our colleague, Jon, a brave, kind and conscientious man, who will be much missed. From Simon and everyone at Millers Music

Millers Music

In memory of Jon, a kind and generous colleague.

Ms wendy marsh

We both remember Jonny very fondly from our time at StAG. He really helped us to see how music could communicate deep truths without words. We're sorry we will not be able to be at the funeral and will be praying for you all, Alan and Judith (nee Philip) Roberts

Mrs Judith Roberts

Dear Lara and family. With heartfelt condolences. May the memory of Jon's kind and wonderful nature be a blessing. With love, Alex and family.

Mr Alex Ainley

To dearest Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Iantha - In loving memory of dear Mr K. Sending you all our love and holding you close in our hearts. Jane, Steve and Amy Groves xxx

Mrs Jane Groves

W regret that we cannot make the funeral. You will all be very much in our thughts next Tuesday

Mr & Mrs Don & Lorna Wild

Darlings Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Ianthe, Bless your hearts, thinking of you lots and will be there to celebrate Mr K. Jonny - thank you for the music. Rachel, James, Sam and Lola aka The Widdies

Mrs Rachel Widdicombe

In memory of Jon and with love and sympathy for Lara, Xanthe, Otis and Iantha. Great choice of charity - keep the conversation going, particularly for men's mental health x

Mrs Angela Young

I am sorry never to have met Jon Lara. He sounds a wonderful man. Sending LOADS of love to you and your family Steph & Jen xxx

Mrs Steph Jones-Giles

Thank you for the music and your kindness Jon. Xxxx

Mr & Mrs Sara Morrison

Sorry I won’t be there in person as you celebrate Mr. K’s life, but I will be thinking of you. Sending you our loving prayers from afar. Danielle and family xxxxx

Mrs Danielle Baber

Peace my wonderful inspiration.

Mr Ballard

In memory of Jon and his wonderful music, and with love to all the Kingsmans. Im sorry I wont be able to attend the service

Mrs Susan Free

Lara and family, Our love and thoughts are with you at this tragic time. Take gentle care. Love Jan and Andrew.

Mr & Mrs Jan and Andrew Carver

In loving memory of Jonny, who had a profound impact on my walk with Christ, encouraged my musical talents, and made my teenage years much more bearable. I know you are at peace now, but I will miss you. Rebecca xx "Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!" Matthew 25:23

Mrs Rebecca Bell

I'm so sorry that I will be out of the country and not able to come to the celebration of Mr K's life - but will be thinking of you all. Sending much love to all the family. You are very special xx Pippa and Rob.

Ms Pippa Heylings

So grateful for Jonny’s life. He was a blessing and encouragement to us both at different times in our lives - before we even knew each other! He was always so kind. Looking forward to joining you for his send off next week. Guy & Laura Sanderson

Mrs Laura Sanderson

Lots of love, Lara. Thinking of you all. From James, Mike and Milo xxx

Mr James McTaggart

I was saddened by this awful news. I had not seen Jonny since our university days but I remember him as a decent and kind man. Adrian Putt

Mr Adrian Putt

Very sad to lose Jonny, He was generous, encouraging and extremely talented.

Mr Alexander Wilson

Service details

Church Service

25 February, 2020 13:00

St Andrew The Great (Holy Sepulchre - Round Church)

St Andrews Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AX