Area Restaurant Pioneer Dies

One of Bay County's longtime businessmen and restaurateurs has died.

George Alexander Gouras passed away Thursday at his home in Panama City.

Gouras founded the Seven Seas Restaurant and Elks Club Catering Service in Tallahassee and the Seven Seas Restaurant and Gulf Cafeteria here in Panama City.

He was also one of the founders of the Greek Orthodox Churches in Tallahassee and Panama City.

Funeral services will be held this Saturday at Noon at St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church on Baldwin Road here in Panama City.

The family will receive visitors at the church an hour before the service at 11:00.