1995 - 2012
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Markos Papadopoulos, age 17, of Crestview, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. He was born Mar. 23, 1995, in Lagrange, Ga. Markos attended Crestview High School and loved fishing, music, cars, history, different cultures and meeting people. His love of life was for soccer, especially playing for his travel team, the Dallas Texans-Florida, and for the Crestview High School soccer team, where he was an outstanding player.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, George Rice, and paternal grandparents, Leonidas and Androniki Papadopoulos.
His is survived by his mother and father, Grace Ruud Papadopoulos and Evangelos Papadopoulos; his brothers, Andreas Papadopoulos and Christopher Morton; sister, Tiffany Morton Hansford, her husband, Robert Hansford (Gage) and their son, Roman Hansford; his grandmother, Connie Hamlin; his aunt, Denise Arrington; and his godmother, Ekaterini Papadopoulos.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the chapel of Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Crestview. Burial will follow in Heritage Gardens Cemetery, Niceville, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Nickki at Coastal Bank and Trust.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com
Published in Northwest Florida Daily News from August 22 to August 23, 2012