Kenneth MAJOR

MAJOR, Kenneth (Ken) Richard, October 11, 1914 – September 14, 2007. Ken was born to Walter and Violet Major in Aneroid, Sask. where they had homestead. In 1919 the family moved to Fort Langley where two brothers were born, John(Jack) and Roy. In 1939 Ken joined the army serving first in artillery and later in searchlights. On V.E. day he met his wife to be Iris (nee James) and they were married after a three month courtship. After the war, Ken and Iris moved to Murrayville where Ken found work with the Municipality of Langley, retiring in 1979 as Director of Planning. In 1981 Ken moved to Langley City where he resided until his death. A keen rock hound, Ken became well known for his beautiful pieces of jewelry and amazing butterflies made from rock. Ken was pre-deceased by his wife Iris and his brother Roy. He is survived by his daughter Lois od Nassau, Bahamas, his granddaughter Alicia of Nassau, Bahamas, brother Jack of Chilliwack and two sister in laws, Pat of Chilliwack and Edna of Vernon, cousins, nephews, nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. Close and dear friends Karen lucas, Mary Brown, Fred Monckton and Stan Van Meer. The family would like to thank the staff of Magnolia Garden, Langley and Jodi & Judy of Tender Loving Companions for Seniors for filling his last years with warmth and caring. Ken will be greatly missed for his humor, great knowledge of Lanlgey and caring for those he loved. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 3:00 pm at Henderson’s Langley Funeral Home.

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