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Bradley E OttJanuary 6, 1980 ~ June 18, 2017 (age 37)
Bradley E. Ott, 37, of Canton, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 18th 2017. Bradley was born in Akron January 6th 1980; son of Debra P. Siers and the late Mark E. Ott, also preceded in death by paternal grandmother Bobbie J. Ott, and maternal step grandfather Rudy N. Pierce SR. He is survived by sister Kristi L. Ott, paternal grandfather Harold “Bud” E. Ott Strasburg, maternal grandfather Richard J. Siers (L Carol) Eufaula, OK, maternal grandmother Nona L. Pierce N. Benton, loving companion Jill Yarger and daughters, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and the “Crystal Springs Goonies”.
A graduate of Jackson High School, he worked as an HVAC sheet metal Journeyman while attending Kent State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science & Technology degree, also receiving the W.A. Simpson Award, and interned with Professor Yanhai Du PH D researching Fuel Cell Technology. He worshiped at Faith Family Church coming to know the Lord, accepting Jesus Christ as his savior and also attended many bible study groups. He learned to play guitar, sharing a passion for music, "especially with his best friend Wally”. He loved to fish, camp, arrowhead hunt, kite board, swim, concerts, tractor pulls, ride dirt bikes, travel, baseball, lacrosse, but his true passion was playing hockey for over 30 years. During the expanse of his hockey career he experienced many travel leagues, summer camps, also playing while attending college, and there after playing for several men’s leagues. He especially enjoyed the camaraderie of his team mates. He was a son, brother, best friend but above all else he had the kindest, gentlest, caring, most giving soul to those closest to him and even toward strangers. He had an infectious smile, laugh, and sense of humor, a truly one of a kind character. He has been described to have brightened your mood, a gracious guy with only smiles to share, giving people a truly positive outlook in different aspects of life, a good hearted gentleman that was genuinely kind to all. Many have been touched by his life, leaving an imprint on those all around him, and making sure he left people happier than what he found them. Funeral services will be held at Faith Family at 12 PM on Saturday, July 1st with Pastor William Luzecky. Friends may call 1 hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the family to defer funeral expenses. To view the full obituary, please visit our website: www.waltner-simchak.com.
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