George Pavlakis, of Las Vegas, joined his Heavenly Father Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 76. He was born April 16, 1938, In Ely, to Antonios and Maria Garifalou Pavlakis. He was a member of the Elko Free and Accepted Masons, the Kerak Temple and the Scottish Rite Bodies. George served his country in the U.S. Army in his earlier years. George enjoyed nothing more than following his sports teams. George was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Sto Pavlakis and Jimmy Pavlakis. He is survived by his wife, of 34 years, Irene; stepson, James (Cindy) Justesen; stepgrandson, Zachary Justesen of Las Vegas; sisters, Arene and Christine Pavlakis of Reno; brother, Lazo Pavlakis of Sparks; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City.