Tommy Lampros Megremis M.D.
1953 - 2021
BORN
1953
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Weddington/Matthews Chapel - Matthews
3700 Forest Lawn Drive
Matthews, NC 28104
Tommy Lampros Megremis M.D.
May 8, 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina - Dr. Megremis, 67 of Charlotte entered into the presence of God in the early morning of Saturday, May 8, 2021 after suffering a pulmonary embolism on Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, May 12 at St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church, 7108 Kuykendall Rd, Charlotte NC 28270.
Burial will follow at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews. His family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5 until 7 PM with a Trisagion service held at 6 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 3700 Forest Lawn Dr, Matthews NC 28104.
Tommy was born October 27, 1953 in Greensboro to Lampros Louie T. and Theodora Megremis. He attended Grimsley High School and graduated in 1972. He was a great athlete and student, playing baseball and softball well into his adult life. Tommy received his Bachelor of Arts from UNC Charlotte in 1976 and then moved on to graduate with his Master of Science in Chemistry in 1980. After receiving his Masters, he proceeded to graduate with his Doctor of Medicine from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he went on to specialize in OBGYN. He studied his residency at the University of Indiana and then transferred back to Charlotte to start his own OBGYN practice, Carmel OBGYN in 1990. During his career in Charlotte, he built a successful practice as a doctor and surgeon. He pioneered many new techniques and procedures for pelvic floor surgeries and delivered thousands of babies across the Charlotte region. He was always on a constant quest for higher knowledge and was continuously looking to improve the quality of his patients' lives. After retirement, Tommy joined the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club where he was awarded the title of Vice President of Programming. An avid Stargazer, he took a passion in building telescopes and bringing others of similar interest together.
He was a dedicated golfer and member of Carmel Country Club, researcher, and amateur pilot with a love for aviation. In 2010 he met Carolyn on a blind date and they were married in December 2012. Over the course of his life, Tommy was able to travel the world and most recently with Carolyn they explored his family's country of origin Greece, as well as several other continents and most notably Africa which he loved. From the beginning they built a relationship of love, friendship and trust and from that point they were inseparable.
In addition to his parents, his survivors include his wife, Carolyn Williams Megremis; sons, Matthew (Julie) Megremis and Theodore (Jennifer) Megremis; and his beloved grandsons, Aiden and Jayce Megremis, all of Charlotte; the mother his children, June Megremis; his sisters, Vicki (Ned) Vaughn and Georgette (Ed) Galloway, all of Greensboro and by their children Katherine, Victoria and Darden; his beloved uncle Kemnon (Gwen) and their daughter Megan (Ryan) and their sons; as well as many cousins.
The family asks that memorials be sent in Tommy's memory to St. Nektarios Church which he deeply loved and was founding member.
Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. Please visit us at www.heritagecares.com for an online guest and condolence registry.

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Published by Charlotte Observer on May 10, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
May
11
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Weddington/Matthews Chapel - Matthews
3700 Forest Lawn Drive , Matthews, NC 28104
May
12
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church
7108 Kuykendall Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Weddington/Matthews Chapel - Matthews
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Condolences from Alaska to family and friends of Dr. M. Prayers for peace, love and light always.
Allison S.
Acquaintance
May 11, 2021
haven't seen or heard from you since I dropped out in 1970. Proud to have known you old friend. RIP.
alton wheeler
May 11, 2021
Vicki , I am so sorry to read this news of your brother´s sudden passing! You are in my thoughts and prayers! Jan
Jan Cline
May 11, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Michael fadis
Friend
May 11, 2021
Offering peace, comfort, love, and sympathy to the family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Mary Hagan
May 11, 2021
Please accept my deepest and most heartfelt sympathy...a wonderful man .Rest in peace..Xristos Anesti.
Jim Copses
May 10, 2021
May God bless and comfort your family during this time.
Bill Stephenson
May 10, 2021
So sad to here about Tommy. He was a good friend, I will always remember our talks and the numerous landscape projects we did together. He will truly be missed !
Mike Conrade
Friend
May 9, 2021
My deepest sympathy to my dear Megremis family. Love from all of us and we will always remember Tommy
Vasandreas Kalasountas
Family
May 9, 2021