Panagiotis I. "Pete" Karagiannis

Mr. Panagiotis "Pete" I. Karagiannis, 81, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Born in Greece, Pete immigrated to America in 1950 and served in the Korean War. He settled in Greenville in 1962 and owned Old Town Inn Restaurant until 1975. Pete was civic minded and was a longtime Mason.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elizabeth.
He is survived by his brother, Christos Karagiannis; sister, Athanassia Vonorta, both of Greece; and several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences at

Funeral Home

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville, NC 27858
(252) 752-2101

Published in The Daily Reflector on May 13, 2014