Dimitrios Kakouras, 96, of Greenville, husband of Irene Kakouras, died Monday, July 27, 2020 at his home.
Born in Aroniatha, Kalesmenoi, Greece, he was the son of the late Spiro and Eleni Siampoulis Kakouras.
Mr. Kakouras moved from Greece to Sydney, Australia in 1955, where he married in 1958, and they had their children. Then in 1968, he moved his family to Greenville. He was a partner in the Li'l Rebel Drive In, on Pleasantburg Drive and he was a member of Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
In addition to his wife, survivors include; three children, Spiro Kakouras (Helen), Kathy Garilas (Nick), and Serafim Kakouras (Sheena); six grandchildren, Valerie Lironis (Hristos), James Garilas, Dimitri Kakouras (Christina), Irene Kakouras, Peyton Kakouras and Skye Naylor; and great-granddaughter, Eleni Kakouras.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The Trisagion will begin at 10:30 a.m. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the cathedral. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may in Mr. Kakouras' memory to Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 406 North Academy St., Greenville, SC 29601.
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