James Lekanidis

LEKANIDIS, James, 88, of Wheeling, WV, died on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling.

Mr. Lekanidis was born December 6, 1924 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Anthony and Maria Frudakis Lekanidis.

He was self employed, was Greek Orthodox by faith and he was a Merchant Marines.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tanna.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Lekanidis of Wheeling; three sons, James Lekanidis and his wife, Amy of Reading, MI, Michael and Anthony Lekanidis, both of Wheeling; and a brother, Harry Lekanidis of Wheeling.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling (304-277-2722). Entombment in Stone Church Mausoleum, Wheeling.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.