Benjamin David Hotchkiss, age 34, passed away on November 12, 2022.
He was born on May 22, 1988, in Canton, to David and Beth (Wilson) Hotchkiss.
Ben attended Kent State University. He worked as a landscaper for Scott Cully and a produce assistant manager at Acme. He was a member of Union Avenue United Methodist Church. Ben enjoyed soccer and swimming and participated in the robotics club while in high school. Most of all he loved hiking, being outdoors and creating art.
Those left to cherish his memory are his parents; his grandmother, Carole Wilson; his sister, Abby (Byron) Hills; nieces and nephew, Tristan, Avarie, and Evalyn Hills; many aunts, uncles and cousins; special friends, Sam Erchick, Aaron Sweitzer, Andrew Spaner, and Jordan Miller.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jerry Wilson, Robert Hotchkiss and Virginia Hotchkiss.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Goodwill Industries, Inc. PO Box 791084 Baltimore, MD 21279.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.