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John Rajasekaran

John Rajasekaran, 59, of Gainesville, Florida passed away on Wednesday May 3rd, 2017.
He was born on July 15, 1957 in Aruvankadu in Tamil Nadu, India. He has been living in Gainesville since 1993. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Madras, India as well as a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida. While at the University of Madras, he was Captain of the Debate team, member of the College Quiz team, member of the soccer team, Sports Secretary, Secretary of the Student Union, and Vice President of the Student-Busmen Council. John served as co-pastor of Fire of God ministries from 2007-2010. He has been a board member of Bread of the Mighty Food Bank since 2008 and currently served as its Vice Chair. His career included Field Sales with Wander International Foods and Pharmaceutical, Circulation Manager for the Indian Express Cochin Edition Daily Newspaper, Lecturer in Sales Management at the Graduate School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, owner and operator of Eastern Client Services and he was currently Network Specialist/Technician at GRU/City of Gainesville. He was an avid soccer and tennis fan. He stayed up to date on current events around the globe and spent as much time as he could learning about anything and everything. Even after college, he never let go of his title as Captain of the debate team – there was no argument he couldn’t win and he enjoyed sharing his sharp wit and sarcasm with family and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Vincent Ramaswamy, mother Joyce, brother Lawrence Gunasekaran, infant sister Lily and dear friend Anne Voyles. He is survived by daughter Aksha, son Joshua (Marcia Conwell, mother to Aksha and Joshua), sister Mercy Josiah (Prakash), brothers Philip Chandrasekaran and Moses Gnanasekaran, nieces Reeba (Nirmal), Chalcy, Anita, Evangeline, Christy, Hannah, Pritha, all of their children and dear friend James Voyles.
Services will be held at the Family Church, 2022 SW 122nd St, Gainesville, Fl 32607 at 2pm on Friday May 12th, visitation begins at 1pm. Graveside service and reception to follow immediately afterwards at Countryside Baptist Church, 10926 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606. For those who wish, donations can be made to Bread of the Mighty Food Bank. Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!