Shawnte L Gilmer

August 8, 1972 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 46)

Shawnte L. "Odie" Gilmer, 46, of Massillon, passed away Saturday, November 10th, at Aultman Hospital, following a lengthy illness with his beloved mother by his side. Born in Massillon, on August 8, 1972, a son of Stephanie Gilmer and the late Jeffrey White. Survived by 4 daughters Tionna and Mannie Higgins, Tamarii Conley, Dominique Gilmer, and Jennesis Gilmer; 2 sons Shawnte Gilmer Jr., and Te'Shawn Gilmer; 3 sisters Kewala Gilmer, LaTasha White, and Nicole White; 7 brothers Nelson White; Grady Gilmer, Truemane White, Cortez Boles, Cyrus Harper, Christopher Benjamin, Christopher Herring; grandmother Carolyn White; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; 3 grandchildren: Kadience Conley, Amiyah Spears, and Karson Hall; and a special nephew Quinton Ray. Shawnte enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and friends, and waas a life long Raiders fan who was always heard saying "Raiders Nation for LIFE!" and stood behind it. Shawnte will be dearly missed and remembered as a loving father, son, and friend to everyone that entered his life. To properly honor his memory, a Memorial Dinner will be held at Laborers Local 1015, 1121 Tuscarawas St W, Canton, Ohio 44702 from 6PM until 10PM on November 16th, 2018. You may add condolences on our website:

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