Robert Cecil Majors (99)
Birth: October 10, 1923
Death: January 27, 2023
Robert Cecil Majors, 99, of Carmi, Illinois, died Friday, January 27, 2023, at McLeansboro Rehabilitation and Health Care in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born October 10, 1923, in Burnt Prairie, Illinois, the son of Christian Majors and Nellie (Acord) Majors. He was married to Mary L. (Farmer) Majors on December 24, 1950, and she preceded him in death on June 29, 2020.
Bob was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carmi, and he was a World War 2 Navy Veteran. He was owner and operator of the former Majors Sporting Goods Store in Carmi, and he was also a carpenter.
Survivors include his son, James R. (Nancy L.) Majors of Springboro, Ohio; and grandchildren Olivia and Sophia.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Majors; brother Chris William Majors; and sister Gladys Schroeder.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 9, 2023, at Centerville Cemetery north of Carmi, Illinois.
Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.