Alex S. Koutsioukis, 87, husband of Niki Koutsioukis, died Saturday, June 12, 2021.
He was the son of the late Spyros and Sofia Kostopoulos Koutsioukis.
Mr. Koutsioukis was a dedicated member of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral and a member of the Velouchi Association.
At age 17, Mr. Koutsioukis immigrated from his home region of Greece to the US in 1951 where he made Greenville his home. Alex was a restaurant entrepreneur by trade. He was a longtime owner of the Clock Restaurant on Wade Hampton Blvd. from 1954 until 1972 and also owned and operated the Burger In in Taylors, SC until 1997. During his retirement, Alex enjoyed working in his garden, spending time with his grandchildren, and traveling to the coast as well as his home country.
In addition to his loving wife of 60 years, he is survived by sons, Spyros Alex Koutsioukis and George Alex Koutsioukis; daughter, Sophia Alex Koutsioukis; grandchildren, Yanni Alexandros, Ioakim Vasili and Ioseph Spyros Koutsioukis; and a brother, Kleomenis Koutsioukis.
He was preceded in death by sister, Frances Koutsioukis; and brothers, Nikitas Koutsioukis, and John Koutsioukis.
A Trisagion Prayer service will be held Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 9:15 a.m. at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral followed by the receiving of friends. The Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, https://www.stjude.org, or to Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 406 N Academy St, Greenville, SC 29601.
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