John Robert Majors, age 79 passed away on February 18, 2021. We lost a piece of our heart as a husband, father, grandfather, and friend. We loved him very much. JR loved his family, community, and many friends as he enjoyed life and talking with others each and every day. JR was born in Alamance County and attended Alexander Wilson School. His classmates and his Goldwing family were a treasure in his life.
JR worked in construction and remodeling amongst many other adventures and career paths. During his life he owned an operated a restaurant, a service station, a game room, and a campground. He loved to work, meet people and socialize. Retirement was never an option, as he enjoyed getting up each day to a new challenge.
JR is survived by his wife of the home Jean Majors, his son Darrell Majors and Jeanette; his daughter Linda Saunders and her husband Bryan; his brother Oscar Majors Jr. and wife Jane; his grandchildren Rachel, Seth, David, and Alyssa, and great grandson Marshall; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins as well as his sidekicks Hude Odaniel and Junior Oakes.
JR was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Robert Sr, Lucille Majors and his brother James Majors.
The receiving of friends and family will be held from 12:00 to 1:00 PM Wednesday February 24, 2021 at West Burlington Church of God 1421 Flora Ave. Burlington NC 27217. A funeral service will follow after the visitation.
JR’s family appreciates the outpouring of support from the community, friends and family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Piedmont Cremation & Funeral Service in Graham NC.
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