James E. Major

March 11, 2017 
   James E. Major, 49, Watertown, passed away Friday, March 10. 

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will be held in the spring in North Watertown Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home beginning at noon.

He was born April 1, 1967, in Watertown, a son of Perley Sr. and Lillian Snyder Major. 

As a child, he enjoyed playing baseball and played for the Watertown IGA team. He also enjoyed camping with his family, was a communicant of Holy Family Church, and previously owned a video store.

A marriage to Sandra Elliott ended in divorce.

Surviving besides his mother, Lillian, are four children, Justin (Dawn) Briggs, James Edward Jr., Jesse Jay and Jorden Brianca Major from his marriage; a brother, Robert; and two sisters, Mary and Michelle.

He was predeceased by his father, Perley Sr., and two brothers, Perley Jr. and David.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.

Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.