William ‘Bill’ Larry Majors

Oct. 12, 1947-Dec. 16, 2021


William “Bill” Larry Majors, 74, of Roachdale passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021.

He was born Oct. 12, 1947, in Elkin, North Carolina, to James McDonald Majors and Pauline Victoria Majors.

Bill married Bonnie Smith Lacy on Dec. 10, 1977. They were married 44 years.

After graduating from Moorsville High School he served in the US Navy during Vietnam for four years on the aircraft carrier as a boiler technician. He worked at several boiler companies before starting his own business, BoilerMASTERS, Inc., with his family in 1988. He worked 40-plus hours every week until he got sick. He was Papaw to his grandkids; he loved being with his family, fixing/talking boilers, coffee, reading westerns, working outside and in his shop, dad jokes, and helping his children and others.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a granddaughter, Isabella Christine Majors.

Surviving are his children, Christopher (Sherrie) Lacy, Crawfordsville, Abraham (Pam) Majors, Brownsburg, Benjamin (Danielle) Majors, Bringhurst, and Nora Lee Majors, Angola; siblings, Bobby (Sandy) Majors, Paulette Thornburg, Sandy Majors, Mike (Brenda) Majors, Debbie Pullen, Steve (Tamara) Majors, Lynn Minter and Robin (John) Dawson; grandchildren, Josiah, Makenzie, Toby and Oliver Lacy and Xander, Isaac, Morgan and Alina Majors; and several nieces and nephews,

Viewing for family and extended family will be held soon. A celebration of life will be held in January.