Beloved priest, devoted storyteller, dies at 94

<strong>Memphis Greek Orthodox Priest, 93-year-old Father Nicholas Vieron, kissed hand of Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was born in Greece, during a blessing before the start of the of the the game at FedEx Forum, Jan. 16, 2019. </strong>(Courtesy Karen Pulfer Focht)

Memphis Greek Orthodox Priest, 93-year-old Father Nicholas Vieron, kissed hand of Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was born in Greece, during a blessing before the start of the of the the game at FedEx Forum, Jan. 16, 2019. (Courtesy Karen Pulfer Focht)

David Waters
By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 03, 2020 4:05 PM CT | Published: September 29, 2020 11:39 AM CT

The Greek Orthodox priest retired from the pulpit in 1991, but kept working as the church’s pastor emeritus and the community’s chaplain and cheerleader.

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David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.


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