April 20, 1959 - July 19, 2021
April 20, 1959 – July 19, 2021
Greg Shewmaker was born in Seattle on April 20th, 1959. His parents were Raymond and Barbara Shewmaker. He had 2 brothers, Jeffrey and Douglas. He attended Sauk River Christian Camp in Darrington, Washington in 1972, where he met his wife, Kari Aus Shewmaker. They married on April 1st, 1995. They bought their house in Troutdale not long after. Their son, Joel, was born in late March, 1997. The three of them lived there until Joel got married and moved to Salem, at the end of 2019.
Greg suffered from heart problems later in life. He was moved to various hospitals for his heart problems starting in late 2020. He was released from Mt. Hood Legacy Hospital on July 18, 2021. He was able to attend church, be home, and see his dog one last time before his death early in the morning of July 19th. He died at age 62.
The majority of his career was spent as a delivery driver for a bakery. He spent the last few years of his work as a driver at Enterprise, Alamo, and National rental car companies.
He leaves behind his mother Barbara, his wife Kari, his brother Jeff, and his son Joel.
Memorial donations may be made to Snow Cap Community Charities at www.snowcap.org