– Josh, 47, died March 8 in Salem. He was born in Oregon
City, growing up in Lyons, and living most of his life in the
Lyons and Stayton area. Josh graduated from Stayton High
School in 1988. He worked as a brick mason all of his life.
Josh married Amanda Hampton on April 18, 2010 in McMinnville.
He loved riding dirt bikes, waterskiing, and just being
outside. Josh enjoyed music and was an excellent drummer. He
loved animals especially his dog, Auggie and cat Sophie. Josh
loved being with family and friends.
He is survived by his
wife Amanda, mother, Bev (Jerry) Hess, father, Jerry (Barb)
Bellek, Aunt Tammy (Dave) Miller and sisters Tracie Hess and
Julie Hess along with many Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Josh was
preceded in death by his grandparents and Uncle, Ron Bellek.
private celebration of life is planned. Contributions may be
made to Oregon Bassett Hound Rescue PO Box 20254 Keizer OR
97307. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.