GREENVILLE, S.C. - George Nicholas Trakas, 67, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his home.
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A native of Gaston County, he was the son of the late Nicholas George and Mary J. Lovette Trakas.
George was a member of Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Dallas and was an avid NASCAR fan. He will be greatly missed by his daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Shane Alfonse of Gaffney, S.C.; brother, Randy S. Trakas and wife, Elaine Thomas Trakus of Maryland; and cousin, Betty Wyatt and family of Greenville, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Blair Ann Trakas Dover.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Dallas. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with Pastor David Drysdale officiating.
Burial with military honors by the Gaston County Honor Guard will be at Hollywood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Holy Communion Lutheran Church, 103 W. Church Street, Dallas, NC 28034.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Trakas family.
McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2014