Wednesday, April 30, 2008

George Jimmie Pourlos

Very sad news from the Observer:

George Jimmie Pourlos Mr. Pourlos, 46, of Charlotte, died unexpectedly on April 29, 2008 at Presbyterian Hospital. He was born in Charlotte, NC on November 13, 1961, a son of Jimmie and Ronnie Pourlos. He graduated from Garringer High School and attended Western Carolina University. "Big Daddy", as he was known by his many friends, worked with his father and brother at Jimmie's Restaurant for over twenty years. George was generous, warm, and caring, and never met a stranger. He also enjoyed playing golf and basketball.

In addition to his parents, George is survived by his brothers, Chris Pourlos, and his wife, Athena, and Deno Pourlos; and nieces and nephews, Demetri, Alex, and Christena Pourlos, and Gabrielle Gibson. A trisagion service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday evening, May 1, 2008 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Friday at the Cathedral with the Rev. Michael Varvarelis and the Rev. Efstathios Varvarelis officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris J. Pappas, Chris A. Rallis, Chris S. Rallis, Dino Nixon, Harry Stathopoulos, and Zack Demopoulos. Memorials may be sent to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral Foundation, 600 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd. Online at Published in the Charlotte Observer on 4/30/2008.