Panagis Vallianatos, age 87, of Destin, Florida passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in Destin, Florida. He was born in Cephalonia, Greece to Andreas and Apostolia Vallianatos. He married Irene Agoura on February 25, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois. Panagis was a self-made entrepreneur and provided for his family, friends and mankind with his enormous love, generosity and a heart of pure gold. A great man who loved and was loved by all. Panagis was a God loving man who was devoted to his Greek Orthodox faith.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Vallianatos of Destin, Florida; his daughter, Vaselike Vallianatos; sons; Andrew Vallianatos and John Vallianatos, both of Destin, Florida; Grandchildren, Atianna Vallianatos and Luke Vallianatos; sisters, Regina Anna and Georgia of Cephalonia, Greece and his brother, Evagellos Vallianatos of Los Angeles, California.
A visitation will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home (Masks are required). A Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Markella & Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Mary Esther, Florida. Interment will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. After the burial there will be a reception for all to join at Aegean Restaurant, 1259 Eglin Parkway, Shalimar, FL 32579.
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