Lewis Arthur Gray, 75, of Baker City, Oregon, passed away on April 3, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service will be held on June 26, 2021, at Lincoln Park in Forest Grove, Oregon, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. He will be interred in the Willamette National Cemetery with military honors.
In Hillsboro, Oregon, Lewis was born on May 5, 1945, to Johnnie “Howard” Gray and Mary Elnora White. He served his country with the United States Army, ranked as an E-5 for 36 months; Lewis did two tours in Vietnam.
On June 30, 1969, Lewis married Eva Davidson in Vancouver, Washington. Lewis and Eva were business owners, operating the Log Cabin Inn in Gales Creek, Oregon, for over 20 years. He was very happily married to the love of his life for 51 years.
Lewis liked to fish and hunt, and he liked to collect Jadeite Fire King and other antiques.
He is survived by his loving wife, Eva Gray; his children Chris (Kevin) Kommer of Baker City, Oregon, Shawna (Morris) Buchanan of Milwaukie, Oregon, and Lewis (Kaycie) Gray of Gales Creek, Oregon. He is also survived by his brothers Rollie Gray of La Pine, Oregon, and Larry Tyler of Lincoln City, Oregon; sisters Debra Sangster, of Forest Grove, Oregon, and Robin Higgins of Forest Grove, Oregon; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Lewis is preceded in death by his parents Howard Gray and Mary Austin; brother Steven Gray; sister Janell Singleton; and a granddaughter, Destiny Rose.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heart ‘n Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel at 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.