OBITUARY

James Edward Majors

May 12, 1949August 7, 2018

James Edward Majors (Jimmy) age 69 of Jacksonville, FL went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on August 7th, 2018 after a battle with cancer. He was born on May 12, 1949 in Washington D.C. and is survived by his Wife, Shirley Majors, Son Jeffrey Majors, Daughter Jennifer Woodson (Chad), Granddaughter Kamirynn Woodson, Grandsons Luke Woodson and Kaden Woodson, Mother Anne Hughes, Sister Judy Hall (Doug), Brother Tom Majors and lots of extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his late Father, Marion Majors. James and his wife were married for 46 years. He was a Vietnam Vet and worked as a computer analyst/programmer for 45 years. James retired from the Social Security Administration. He was an amazing husband and father and loved his family fiercely. James loved to walk, go fishing and be outdoors. He had the best sense of humor and his unique laugh was contagious. He will be dearly missed and forever loved. James will be honored in a Celebration of Life on August 30th at 11am at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. HARDAGE-GIDDENS RIVERSIDE MEMORIAL PARK & FUNERAL HOME, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Inurnment Service Thursday, August 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

James Edward Majors

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Ken Thurston

August 29, 2018

Jim (Jimmy as I knew him) and I met in the 8th grade and grew up together. We lived together for a while. We worked at the same shoe store for a while. We were in business together for a while. We were going into the ARMY together in 1968 and took a trip to DC as a last frolic before life got serious. We went to college together when we got out of the ARMY. Jim and I talked, but not as often I would have liked because life gets busy and time passes. We would talk about our family and work and dreams and struggles and memories. He really loved his family and was so proud of them. I haven't had many friends in life that were as close to me as Jim and I will miss him greatly. But I am thrilled that he loved and trusted Jesus because I know that I will get to see him again and we will catch up.

God give you rest my friend.

Jeff Majors

August 28, 2018

I am his son and my Dad was the most loving and caring father. He was very active and loved to walk and ride his 10-speed bike. He also loved the beach and would take us there often as a family. My favorite memory is of him taking me to see the first Space Shuttle Challenger launch in the early 80s. It got postponed due to the weather but we still had a good time!! As I got older he would call me and first thing he would say is 'hey Jeff it's your Dad"even though he knew I knew it was him. I'm gonna miss those calls and already miss him dearly!!

Judy Hall

August 22, 2018

My bro ( as he always referred hisself to me) was the sweetest guy you could know! He and I were there for each other as kids. But he did love picking on his younger sister. Jimmy could talk to anybody! He loved meeting people and loved to laugh! I can hear Jimmy laughing right now. Oh how we all miss him. But now he is out of all that pain and suffering. He is now laughing with God !

Sweet , unselfish, loveable, funny, bro....I will always miss you!

Thomas Majors

August 22, 2018

Will miss my brother Jimmy very much and will remember the fun times we had as children in the Washington DC area. Just wish life had of been easier and we hadn't been separated at such a young age. The military caught up with both of us in the late sixties. He went off to Vietnam and myself to Okinawa. He married after the war and I stayed single and served in Germany until 1977. May we meet up again in the here after- will miss you Jimmy. May God Hold You In His Hands.

Donald Boteler

August 20, 2018

My cousin, Jim, was one of the kindest and most generous people I have ever known. We grew up together in the Washington, DC area in the 1950s and 1960s. I was fortunate to see him in recent years when he came to visit. He was the same sweet, good natured soul from our childhood. My prayers and thoughts are with his family.

FROM THE FAMILY