Major William Loftin Sr.

November 13, 1930 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 89)


Major William Loftin, Sr., 89, passed away at Wendover Hospice on Friday, November 6, 2020. He was born November 13, 1930 in Gaston County to the late Fred McCoy Loftin and Lenora Sims Loftin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dessie Morrow Loftin.

Major was an avid Kings Mountain Mountaineer fan.

Left to cherish his memories are his sons, “Bill” Major William Loftin, Jr. (Becky) of Sterrett, Alabama and “Andy” Andrew Howard Loftin of Grover, NC; daughters, Victoria “Vickie” Loftin Rhyne (Randy) of Bessemer City and Lenora Jane “Janie” Loftin Dixon of Gastonia; 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends at the home of Vickie Rhyne, 405 W Virginia Ave., Bessemer City.

Major will lie in state from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home on Monday, November 9, 2020.

Major’s graveside service will be held 3:00 PM on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Mountain Rest Cemetery with Bill Loftin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 953 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150

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Lie In State
November 9, 2020

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Sisk - Butler Funeral and Cremation Services (Bessemer City)
730 Gastonia Hwy
Bessemer City, NC 28016

Graveside Service
November 9, 2020

3:00 PM
Mountain Rest Cemetery
111 S Dilling St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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