July 28, 1945 - July 13, 2021
Lonnie H. Majors, died peacefully in his Kingwood area home surrounded by family. Lonnie had been battling stage 4 cancer for a little over a year.
Lonnie is survived by his wife, Carolyn Majors, children, Britt Majors and Chris ‘Tipher’ Majors, his wife Jennifer Majors, and their daughter Kacie Majors. He is preceded in death by his parents, Auvy and Dorothy Majors, his brother, Thomas Majors and sister, Sandra Majors.
Lonnie was born on July 28, 1945, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He earned a football scholarship and attended Blinn College after graduating from Galena Park High School. Lonnie proudly served in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1972. He married the love of his life, Carolyn, November 27, 1970. The couple welcomed two children into their home. After fulfilling his duty with the Navy Reserves, Lonnie started as a Sales Executive at Kellogg Company. In 1977, Lonnie purchased his first Auto Parts store in Liberty, Texas. He would later open additional locations before retiring from the business in 2000. A little over a year later, he started at Continental Airlines and retired in 2019 from United Airlines. His children remember their father as witty and driven and he instilled in them his fierce work ethic. He was a trusted confidant and took part in every major life decision they made.
Lonnie was passionate about his position as a High School Football Official for the past 40 years. He was also a private airplane pilot with a hanger in Cleveland where he kept one of his prized positions, his plane, his kids lovingly called Lima. Lonnie was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing with his forever golf partner, his brother-in-law, Kenneth Gore as well as his friends from high school. He also played with a wonderful group of friends he met while working at United Airlines. He and his wife, Carolyn, enjoyed traveling and cruising the globe. He was a dedicated member of St. Martha Catholic Church in Porter.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Martha Catholic Church on Wednesday, 4301 Woodbridge Pkwy, Porter, Texas 77365, August 4, 2021 at 11:00am with a Veteran Burial at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, Texas 77038, to follow at 2:15pm. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lonnie’s life. The family would like to thank the amazing staff at Bayou City Hospice for their care and the dedication of his medical team with Memorial Hermann Health System.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Martha Catholic Church on Wednesday, 4301 Woodbridge Pkwy, Porter, Texas 77365, August 4, 2021 at 11:00am with a Veteran Burial at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, Texas 77038, to follow at 2:15pm. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lonnie's life.
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