Gregory Wilmot

gregory wilmot

December 30, 1978 ~ January 9, 2024

Announcement of Death – Gregory Richard Wilmot Gregory Richard Wilmot, aged 45, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, surrounded by his loved ones. Born on Dec. 30, 1978, in Apple Valley, CA, to Gregory C Wilmot and Carol J Minor, Greg was the youngest of three children. He moved to Las Vegas in 1993 at the age of 14, graduated from Chaparral High School, and attended Clark County Community College and UNLV. Greg began his career with the Teamsters apprentice program on 3/28/2005 and became a full member on 8/16/2006. He later joined Freeman as part of the Teamsters Union Local 631. In his professional life, Greg excelled as a freight instructor for the Teamsters 631 apprenticeship program, ensuring that his fellow teamsters were proficient and up-to-date on their certifications. He was instrumental in negotiating union contracts, demonstrating his commitment and leadership skills. As the main management foreman for prominent events like CES, SEMA, and Infocomm, Greg’s expertise and dedication left a lasting impression on the industry and his colleagues. His commitment and enthusiasm for his work were admirable, which made him a beloved and respected member of his community. Greg met his beloved wife, Synthia, in 2009. They were married in June 2014 and are blessed with two children, Madison and Mason Wilmot. Greg found immense joy in the simple pleasures of life and so he cherished spending time with his family and friends. He loved playing golf with Madison and Mason, coaching their flag football teams, and proudly watching Madison’s dance performances. Greg was known for finding joy in everyday tasks like doing laundry and “cleaning his garage”. He also loved vacationing by the water, where he could relax and create lasting memories with his loved ones. Greg was an avid sports lover, supporting the Las Vegas Raiders and the Los Angeles Dodgers, a true fighter, and a warrior at heart. He passionately supported these teams, embodying the spirit of resilience and determination both on and off the field. Greg loved taking Syn and the kids to the games, where they would all cheer on his favorite teams together. Beyond his love for sports, Greg took immense joy in helping others, often without hesitation. Whether it was assisting with home improvements, opening his home to others, or simply lending an ear, he was always there for those in need. Greg was a fighter and a warrior in every sense of the word. He fought bravely to the very end, exemplifying the true spirit of resilience and determination that inspired everyone around him. Greg ensured his home was not only a sanctuary of warmth and love, embodying the love of Christ, but also a gathering place for extended family, friends, and his numerous dogs. His unyielding spirit and generous heart will be deeply missed and forever remembered.
Greg is survived by his wife, Synthia Wilmot; his children, Madison and Mason Wilmot; three dogs, Audrey, Ally, and Ava; father, Gregory C Wilmot (Diane Wilmot); mother, Carol J Minor; in-laws, Fermin and Gricelda Garcia; siblings, Jason Christopher Wilmot, Amber Ann Olguin, Jonathan Garcia (Sandra Garcia), Brandon Garcia; and many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.The family would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming amount of love and compassion during this difficult time. Greg enjoyed Crown Royal so if you happen to have a drink, please raise a toast to Greg. A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church, 3036 Alta Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89107, on Feb. 3, 2024, at 12:00 pm. Repast to follow in the McFarland Room from 1-2:30 pm. If you would like to send flowers for the memorial service, please send them directly to the church. As his wife Synthia would often say, “You are everything I never knew I always wanted and needed.” That was who Greg was. He was everything we all needed in our lives, a constant source of strength, love, and inspiration.

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