August 29, 2011

James D. Gekas


James D. Gekas, age 80 of Wellington, Florida, formerly of Lincoln died August 27, 2011 in Wellington, Florida.  He was born August 22, 1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Nick and Georgia (Dubas) Gekas.  James graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  He was employed with K-Mart Corporation as an Executive Buyer. 

Survivors include his wife Ruth of Wellington, Florida.  Daughter and Son-in-law: Susan and Richard Moseley and their daughter Jillian of Boca Raton, Florida.  Sisters: Mary Clark and Dena Wisbey both of Lincoln and one brother Theodore Gekas.  He was preceded in death by his son James Michael Gekas, one sister, one brother and his parents.

Services will be held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 950 N. 63rd St. Lincoln, Nebraska on Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 10:00 A.M.    Interment will be at Wyuka Cemetery following the service at church.

Memorials may be left for the American Cancer Society.


  1. To the gekas family.Sorry for your lose, jimmy was a nice person an glad he was in our neighbor hood.He kind of look after us younger keds back in the day.Ive thought alot about mary an wondered if she was ok.I do see dena in her yard sometime.Thinking of you all an the lord be with you.fran (shirey) real

  2. Eric and I send all our love and best wishes that Ruth and her family will be at peace very soon. This is like a broken bone; it will heal but will always ache. Jim will always be watching after you, Ruth, for that is his way.
    Love forever,


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