Pete Tomadakis


It is with sad and heavy hearts we say goodbye to our husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Peter Tomadakis. Pete passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at age 79. He was born on July 19, 1939 to Bill P. Tomadakis and Katherine Douros in Price, Utah.

Pete graduated from Carbon County High School, then went on to serve in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1962. He married Rowena Ericksen on December 28, 1963 in Spanish Fork, Utah. Pete was a proud member of the Utah Sheet Metal Workers, Local 312, for 56 years. He enjoyed fishing, farming, taking pictures, hunting, camping with his family, and spending time with his grandchildren. Pete had a big heart and was a friend to all.

Pete is survived by his wife and children: Bill (Tamilee) Tomadakis of Nephi, Lisa (Scott) Smith of Cedar Hills, Dena (Mike) Hymas of Saratoga Springs, Paul (Alece) Tomadakis of Spanish Fork, Tara (Chad) Whitelock of Payson, 17 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Donna) Tomadakis of Price, Utah, George (Bea) Tomadakis of Tillery, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Breken Kelsey.

A visitation will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 between 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Walker Funeral Home located at 187 South Main, Spanish Fork, Utah.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00 am in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel located at 585 North Main, Spanish Fork, Utah. A visitation will also be prior to service from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at the Salem City Cemetery.

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