Ira Sheldon Prophet

March 3, 1958 ~ December 8, 2018 (age 60)

Ira Sheldon Prophet age 60, passed away Saturday December 8, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center following a brain hemorrhage.  He was born March 3, 1958 to the late Dean and Etta Prophet and resided all his life in Canton, Ohio.  Ira was a 1976 graduate of Timken Vocational High School where He excelled at wrestling. He was also a high school ambassador for the Timken Company giving talks to other students. He later retired as a welder from Timken. He leaves two children, Marine Staff Sergeant Justin Prophet of Hollywood, Maryland, Shaina Prophet of Canton and two grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, sisters: Deborah Wilson, Valerie (Ben) Gulley, brothers: Geoffrey, Mark and Edward Prophet, all of Canton, Ohio. Ira loved to party with his friends, was generous to a fault and loved to cook.  He said “everyone loved his cooking.” He will be missed by many. At the family’s request, He will be cremated and there will be no calling hours or services. You may add your condolences on our website:

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