RayShawn D. Hamilton aka “Buddah” passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2021. He was born on September 10, 1985, in Akron, OH to Jodi Hamilton-Hicks and Raymond McCloud. He attended Central Hower High School. RayShawn was the owner of Hamilton Family Kennel LLC, which was established in 2020. He was passionate about his dogs and working on his 1978 Cutlass. He enjoyed spending time with family and playing video games.
He was preceded in death by his children, Rayvon Hamilton, Joy Hamilton; sister, LaJoy Alford; and grandmother, Earnestine Sparks.
He leaves to cherish his memory parents, Raymond McCloud and Jodi Hamilton-Hicks (Gregg); children, LaNijah Hamilton, RayShawn Hamilton, Jr., Braylon Hamilton, Rayonna Hamilton, Tamiyah Ray and Taylen Ray; fiancé, Tia Ray; grandparents, Sandra Sparks, Raymond McCloud, Sr., Sharon Jones and William Sparks; brothers Gary Moore, Raymond Bushner, Demonte Hicks and Gregg Hicks; sisters, Rayel Chandler and Zipporah Alford; aunts, Lauri Haughbrook, Ericka Gould and Djuan Mullen (Marcus); uncles, Walter Hamilton and Gary McCloud; cousins, Taylor Hamilton, Tyler Hamilton, LaDon Miller II (Tomonique), LaNeika (Dre) and Monique Cave; best friends, Antwaine Hammond, Brandon Jackson, Pauley G, DarShawn Thomas, Arlynn Johnson, and Claire Bonita; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other cherished friends.