Walking On - George John Thanos

07.09.2015 Dean Rhodes Walking On

George John Thanos

Oct. 5, 1935 – June 12, 2015

Funeral services for Tribal Elder George John Thanos, 79, were held Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home Chapel in Hartsville, S.C.

The Rev. Alvin Rogers officiated with burial occurring in Darlington Memory Gardens, also in Hartsville.

Mr. Thanos died peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2015. He was born in Long Beach, Wash., the son of the late John E. Thanos and the late Grace LaChance Englehardt. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Sonoco after 32 years of service. He was a loving husband, amazing father and an adoring grandfather.

Surviving are his wife, Gloria King Thanos of Hartsville, S.C.; daughter, Tonda (Patrick) Cassidy of Hartsville, S.C.; son, William (Amy) Thanos of Hartsville, S.C.; grandsons, Franklin (Charity) Cassidy, Ryan Cassidy, Will J. Thanos Jr. and George Thanos; brothers, Casey (Ina) Langley, Carmine (Trisha) LaChance and Steve Thanos; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheryl “Susie” Thanos; son, Baby Boy Thanos; sister, Helen Bauer; and brother, Dale Langley.