Cheno Valentino Shaton McGraw of Dayton, Ohio passed away on February 27, 2020 at the age of 38. He was born April 20, 1981 at Miami Valley Hospital.
Cheno attended Kiser Elementary and Fairview Middle Schools. He completed his high school education at Colonel White High School for the Arts. After high school, Cheno worked at Delphi of Dayton as a Machine Operator from 2012—2014.
From 2015 to time of his death, he worked at ViaQuest, Inc. as a Direct Support Professional ; a full-time caregiver of individuals with mental and physical disabilities, Cheno provided transportation to appointments, community events and other outings. He assisted his clients with grooming, dressing and administered daily medications. Cheno made it a priority to make sure that his clients had the best quality of life on his watch.
Cheno loved performing music and followed his dream of becoming the best Recording Artist from his hometown.
Cheno loved and devoted himself to the children in his life; Kevin, Kennedy, Kory and DaSean. He also supported the children’s drill team at Dakota 31 and the Drumline.
Cheno was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents , Rev. John Lewis McGraw and Izene McGraw and his biological father Ronald Gary Johnson.
Cheno leaves to cherish his memory; mother, Cathy Lena Allen; brothers, Damian J. Dyer and Dorian R. McGraw; sister, Erica Danielle Hughes; close friends, Val and family, Brandy, Royal, Daymo, Ta’Von and a host of aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, one great niece , Nalaya and one great nephew , Messiah.
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