On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, Joseph “Lenny” Leonard Majors Sr., loving husband and father of five children, passed away peacefully at his home from the side effects of Parkinson’s Disease, with his loving wife of 69 years, by his side. He was 89. Lenny was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of Metairie, Louisiana for most of his life. Lenny was the son of the late Henry Dan and Mary Magdelen Hetling Majors. He was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild and his six siblings: Harry Mize, Marguerite “Rite” Peyton, Warren Majors, Shirley Douglas, Robert “Bobby” Majors and Irene Majors. He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemary Bruno Majors and was the loving father to Pamela Majors Boscareno (John), Henry Dan Majors (Penny), Charles Leonard Majors (Tracy), Joseph “Joey” Leonard Majors Jr. (Carlene) and Thomas “Tommy” Gerard Majors (Debbie). He was a loving grandfather (PawPaw) to 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
Lenny met his loving wife at Maison Blanche’ while they were working and later married Rosemary in 1951. He was a Sergeant in the Army during the Korean War, earning the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense SVC Metal and was honorably discharged in 1953, but remained in the Reserves for 8 years. He worked at International Harvester Trucking for 30 years and retired in management. He later moved on to work for Schwartz Trucks as a Comptroller for 13 more years where he then officially retired. Lenny was an income tax preparer and helped individuals and business with their taxes throughout his life.
He was an avid Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader for many years.
His hobbies consisted of tinkering in the garage, redoing furniture and fishing. He was a member of Good Friends and Mike Miley Golden Agers. He will forever live in our hearts and will be greatly missed by all.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 6425 West Metairie Avenue in Metairie, Louisiana on Monday, January 4, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM followed by the Funeral Mass. Interment will be private in Chapel of Eternal Faith located in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson’s Foundation; www.parkinson.org are preferred.
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