Caner Hamilton, Jr.

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, February 24, 1954
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018

APPLE CREEK - Caner Hamilton, Jr., 64, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Wooster's Lifecare Hospice with his mother, son (Kevin) and grandson (TJ) by his side.

He was born February 24, 1954 in Wooster to Caner (Pete) and Ivalee (Rogers) Hamilton. He resided in Apple Creek most of his life. 

Caner enjoyed singing karoke, wrenching on motors and pro wrestling.  He was a great father who dearly loved his children and grandchildren and would help anyone.

He is survived by his mother, Ivalee Rogers of Apple Creek, daughter Jennifer Hamilton of Wooster, sons Caner Hamilton III of Wooster, Kevin (Kristen) Hamilton of Orrville, grandchildren T. J. Wolf, Tessla Goff, Madilyn and Zane Hamilton and a special friend, Tara Morran.

He was preceded in death by his father, Caner Hamilton, & twin half-sisters Mary Ilene & Elsie Darlene Rogers.  

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. service at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Monday, September 10, 2018 with Minister William C. Akers officiating.  Burial will follow in the East Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Memorial Contributions: 

Funeral home to help defray expenses


Monday, September 10, 2018 from 10-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home


Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home


Dear Jenn,Caner,and Kevin. I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a really nice man. You are in my thoughts. love to all

so sorry, wish all help now thru jesus to help with the pain love, sis

Sorry about your loss off your dad Jen caner tj God will be with u

Ivalee, so sorry to hear of Caner's passing. Prayers for you and his family.

Iam sorry to learn about your lost,But I can asure you caner is with our father God.I first meet caner years ago when we both went to apple creek grade school,i remember us playing together on the play ground and caner was almost always my partner,i remember walking home from school with him and stopping at his house on the hill across from the red brick church before walking to my house across town.Also a remember of mine is when it was time at school for school pictures,caner almost always wore a bow tie with what ever shirt he picked out to wear.He was a fun guy to be around,and always friendly and kind,just a heck of a nice guy. God Bless you all,Caner is in a better place now looking down on all of us waiting for all of us to be reunited again someday.Rest in peace caner.

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