ALLIANCE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Dajaun Ty’re Wheat, age 26, was born on February 10, 1996, in Canton, Ohio.

DaJuan was called home on April 30, 2022, at Cleveland Clinic-Akron General hospital.

DaJuan graduated from Canton McKinley high school in 2015.

He was employed at Fresh Mark cold storage as crew leader with seniority of five years.

He was involved in many sport activities, played basketball and ran track for McKinley high school and different leagues in baseball. DaJuan touched many people with just his big smile, genuineness and strong heart. 

He leaves to cherish his memories, mother, Damita Mitchell-Fite (Chad) and father Duane Wheat; brothers, James Moore, Jamail Mitchell, Duane Wheat, Jr., Dontez Woods, Darius Roberts and sister Quoya Woods; his grandmother, Thomasina Wilson and granddad, Stephen Pressley; uncles, James Wilson, Jarius Wilson, Herschel Wheat, Jermaine Wheat, Stephen Pressley III and aunt, Whitley Pressley. He leaves behind many hosts of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and coworkers with a special niece Khyree Wheat and special great aunt Patricia Tucker; closest friends Brandon, DeAngelo, Reimeer, DaKwuan and Allen.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Eugene Brown, James Wilson, Jr. and Herschel Wheat, Jr. and grandmother, Eulaweese Pressley.

Funeral services will be held at Second Baptist Church, 820 E. Patterson Street, Alliance, OH 44601 on May 14, 2022 at Noon, with Pastor Willie Bell officiating. Visitation will take place for two hours prior.

Burial will follow at Alliance City Cemetery. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, 256 W. Ohio Avenue, Sebring, Ohio 44672. Family and friends may share condolences and memories online at

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A television tribute will air Thursday, May 5 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.