HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Edward Major, 73, of Hopkinsville, KY passed away Thursday, November 3, 2011.
A native of Christian County, KY he was born July 3, 1938 the son of the late Raymond Major and Sarah Metcalfe Major. He owned and operated Metcalfe Wholesale Florist since 1962. He was a US Army veteran serving four years in Germany.
He was a member of First Christian Church. He was a former board member at Planters Bank, BB&T, and Sovran Bank. He was a member and former chairman of the board for Hopkinsville Electric Service. He was a former president of the Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club.
Survivors include his wife: Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Moss Major; three sons: Edward Lee Major, Jr. (Angie), John Metcalfe Major (Jackie), and Raymond McKenzie Major (Lynn) all of Hopkinsville; four grandchildren: Edward Lee Major III, Madison Major, Lauren Major, and Mack Major, Jr.; and one step granddaughter: Brittany Covington.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 6, 2011 at First Christian Church with Rev. Nathan Brown and Rev. Dr. Howard H. Willen officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church.
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