Obituaries » Bill J. Majors
February 27, 1928 - May 6, 2016
Service Date: May 10, 2016
Funeral Home Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home
Bill Majors, 88, of Fort Scott, died at his home Friday evening, May 6, 2016. He was born February 27, 1928 in Roff, Oklahoma the son of Ernest Ira and Mary Louise (Good) Majors. He married Marjorie Nell Bowers March 4, 1950 in Fort Scott, Kansas, and she survives of the Home.
Bill served in the United States Navy until 1950 and then he became owner and operator of Majors Oil Company, a gas station at the corner of Wall and Caldwell Streets, for 40 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and graduated from Fort Scott High School.
In addition to his wife Margie, he is survived by a son, Bruce Majors and his wife Carol of Fort Scott; a daughter, Cindy Hiatt and her husband Randy of Joplin, Missouri; a sister, Peggy Carlton of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; three grandsons, Trevor Majors, Travis Majors and Brian Hiatt; three great grandsons, Luke, Gavin and Tayton Majors, and three great granddaughters, Ally, Lindsay and Gabbi Majors.
Rev. Steve Cole will conduct funeral services at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Post 1165 V.F.W. Memorials may be made the Care to Share (The Sharing Bucket) and may be sent to or left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.