Robert Christopher "Kookie" Economos, 61 of Charlotte, passed away Tuesday at Novant Presbyterian- Matthews. Born in Charlotte on October 7, 1956, Robert was the son of the late Constantine and Patricia (Swafford) Economos. A gradaute of Garinger High School "Class of 74", Robert worked as a general contractor in both residential and commercial construction. He was a licensed contractor in North and South Carolina and Virginia. In his spare time Mr. Economos enjoyed golfing, but nothing came before his family. He was a loving and dedicated family man.
Besides his parents, "Kookie" was preceded in death by his father in law Sam Keretsis.
Survivors include his wife Roula; daughters Ellen ( Ross) Gaskin and Christina (Sean) Flaherty; brothers Nicholas (Mandy) Economos and Larry Economos; sister Nancy (Ken) Hall; mother in law Helen Keretsis; brother in law Chris (Ali) Keretsis as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place Friday from 11 AM to 12 Noon at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd with a funeral service to follow. Interment will take place at Evergreen City Cemetery. The family has asked that donations please be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Youth Program, 600 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28203.
Online condolences may be addressed to carolinafuneral.com. Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center is entrusted with the arrangements.