James Kikis Obituary

James Kikis

On 12 August 2020 TMCM(SS) James A. Kikis (Jimmy the Greek) left us to join his mother Florence Poulakos Kikis and father Anthanasios Stavros Kikis in heaven at the age of 76. Born April 5 1944, he joined the Navy shortly after high school, a decision that that culminated in a extremely successful 30 year Naval career, where he established himself as a legend dedicated to the US Submarine service. While stationed in Hawaii he met and later married the love of his life Jungim (Kiku) Kikis on 26 August 1981. In 1983 they were blessed with the birth of their lovely daughter Diana (Kikis) Clark. Following his retirement from the Navy he remained active and supportive in numerous Veterans organizations. He was especially fond of attending various submarine reunions, and catching up with previous shipmates. He continued his government service working as a mail carrier for the US Postal Service in Oviedo, Florida until his final retirement and move to New Braunfels Texas. He was mentor to all and made everyone he met a better person. He loved traveling, cooking Greek food, having thoughtful, often hilarious discussions and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Jungim Kikis, daughter Diana Clark of New Braunfels TX, Grandsons Kenneth (KC) Clark II, Kayden Clark and Declan Clark of New Braunfels TX. Brother Tommy (Sue) Kikis of Houston TX. Sister Demetra (Dee) Petry of Saint Louis MO. Niece Hyun Joo (Andrew) Kim of Los Angeles CA. Nephew Ji Hun (Allie) Lee of Toledo OH and numerous other nieces and nephews. A celebration of Life event is pending and schedule will be promulgated when available. If you would like information on the funeral services please reach out to a family member, services will remain private.
April 5, 1944 - August 12, 202004/05/194408/12/2020
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On 12 August 2020 TMCM(SS) James A. Kikis (Jimmy the Greek) left us to join his mother Florence Poulakos Kikis and father Anthanasios Stavros Kikis in heaven at the age of 76. Born April 5 1944, he joined the Navy shortly after high school, a decision that that culminated in a extremely successful 30 year Naval career, where he established himself as a legend dedicated to the US Submarine service. While stationed in Hawaii he met and later married the love of his life Jungim (Kiku) Kikis on...

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