Ivan Joseph Hunter, 69, of Chatham Township, passed away unexpectedly at Lodi Community Hospital on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born in Emu Ontario, Canada on October 13, 1944, to Albert and Yvonne Spoon Hunter and grew up and graduated from high school in Minnesota. He resided most of his life in Ohio.
Ivan worked for Fred Olivieri Construction in Akron and Canton and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a spiritual advisor for the Akron and Canton Native American Community.
Surviving are his wife, Darlene (nee Hunt); two daughters,
Candace Hartney, Star Hartney; six grandchildren; sisters, Verna Calder, Linda Dunbar, Patty Livingston, Irene Hunter; brother, Albert Hunter.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be Monday, July 14, 2014, 10 A.M., at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, (330-948-1122). Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi. Visitation will be Sunday, July 13, 2014, from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 P.M., at the funeral home.