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Gregory A. Bauer

December 7, 2021

Gregory A. Bauer, 54, of Clayton passed awayTuesday, December 7, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse.

Greg was born in Johnson City July 9, 1967, son of Myrle R. and Linda (Rock) Bauer. He was a graduate of General Brown High School and attended Paul Smith College.

He was a carpenter by trade, working for several companies including David Kay Construction, Zeigler Bros. Roofing, O'Brien & Bauer Roofing, Bob Meeks Construction, Mark Hummell, and Chris William Mechanical and Construction. Greg loved his life on the River, NASCAR, and the Buffalo Bills. He was a simple man, with few wants in this life. He loved his family, friends, and the life he led as a carpenter on the St. Lawrence River.

Greg is survived by his wife, Melinda, Clayton; mother, Linda D. Renshaw, Redwood; father and his wife, Myrle R. and Elizabeth M. Bauer, Clayton; son, Daniel C. "Danny" Bauer, Clayton; grandson, Jackson Bauer; sister and her husband, Deborah and Bruce Wachtel, Bridgewater, NJ; three stepbrothers, Frederick M. "Rick" and Kalyn Keeney, Sandy Springs, GA, Kevin and Jill Renshaw, Dexter, and Scott and Susan Renshaw, Adams; stepsister, Michelle Fowler, Las Vegas, NV; seven nieces and nephews, and several cousins. His stepfather, Donald C. Renshaw, predeceased him.

A celebration of Greg's life will be held at his family's convenience. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton and online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers donations in Greg's name may be made to the Walker Center for Cancer Care, 830 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601.


#26 Penny Donaghy 2021-12-18 19:05
Lucy! And Danny. I'm so sorry for your loss. He was a great husband and father!! Love to you. Penny
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#25 Rose Mary McIntyre 2021-12-17 02:18
Myrle and Beth,
We are very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Rose Mary and Jim
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#24 Mike Simser 2021-12-15 11:21
Deb and I were very sorry to hear of your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Deb and I r in Florida or we would be in attendance!
I didn’t know him but I understand he was a hard worker and loved by many.
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#23 Mary Gerlach 2021-12-14 13:42
Melinda and Danny, our thoughts and prayers to all. Much love to you both.
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#22 Thomas Marshall 2021-12-13 10:13
To all the Bauer family I am so sorry for your loss. Greg was always a very nice person and always so friendly. He will be so missed.
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#21 Alice Fisher 2021-12-13 07:41
Beth and Myrtle,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are wit you.
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#20 Crystal Becoat 2021-12-12 21:12
I went to school with Greg. Just a few years back my bf and I went on a cruise. On the cruise we met Greg's mom &sister, we were seated at the same table for dinners. Was a surprise such a small world. Greg was such a good guy, I know he is missed. His family is in my prayers.
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#19 Rosalid Morgia 2021-12-11 18:46
Words can't express how deeply sorry we are for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family at this time.
John and Rosalind Morgia
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#18 Estella Carnegie 2021-12-11 15:07
Merle, Beth and Melinda
Words cannot express my sorrow for you. In my prayers and thoughts.
Stella Carnegie
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#17 Sheila Kavanaugh 2021-12-11 08:40
So sorry for your loss Linda. We know that your children were your life. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.
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