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Obituary: Rachael Carmack

Obituary: Rachael Carmack

July 12th, 2018 in Obituaries

Rachael Carmack, 34, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in her home in Milwaukie, Ore., peacefully in her sleep due to a heart arrhythmia. Rachael was born in Grants Pass, Ore. to Kevin and Tina Carmack on January 29, 1984. She had the loving nickname of 'Pooh Bear' when she was young. She graduated with her high school diploma from Oregon City High School. After graduating she moved to Williamsburg Mo. She worked at Sheltered Workshop for 12 years, which is where she met her long time boyfriend, Terry Miller. Rachael, her father Kevin and step-mom Cindy moved back to Oregon in 2015. Rachael enjoyed watching movies and TV, taking care of her companion dog Ivy, listening to music and spending time talking to friends and family. Some of her favorite movies were Dirty Dancing, Snow Dogs, Bring It On, Princess Diaries, and Grease. Favorite music artists were Eminem, Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks and Toby Keith. Rachael is survived by: mother, Tina Carmack and father Kevin Carmack; sisters, Ryann Rice and Ashley Goodin; nephews, Carson Rice and Deven Chadha; niece, Ella Goodin; aunts, Shanon Douglas and Cori Girardi, uncles, Scott Carmack and Arby Queener; grandfather, Emit Carmack and grandmother, Virginia King. Rachael was preceded in death by step-mother, Cindy Carmack; paternal grandmother, Jacquelyn Carmack; and maternal grandfather, Jerry Douglas. Visitation will be on Friday, July 13 at Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Funeral Home, 715 7th St. Oregon City, OR, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Funeral Home on July 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Terri Wyborni officiating. Burial will directly follow at Mountain View Cemetery, 500 Hilda St. Oregon City, with a motorcycle lead procession. Pallbearers will be Terry Miller, Kyle Rice, Matt Goodin, Scott Carmack and Kerby Verley. Memorials may be given to Muscular Dystrophy Association. The family of Rachael wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Shelter Workshop and to Oregon Senior Helpers. Sheltered Workshop gave her not only a job that could be proud of but a place of community as well. Senior Helpers gave her friends to help her in her everyday life.