Henry Hank E. Majestic, 85, died peacefully on June 8, 2005 at Duke University Hospital with his family by his side. Hank was born in Youngstown, Ohio on November 2, 1919. He served his country for four years in the U. S. Army, assigned to the 482nd AAF Base unit, inspecting, servicing and repairing military aircraft. Mr. Majestic also enjoyed a successful forty-five year career in the retail meat industry, working for various national grocery store companies.
Hank cherished his family and friends. He was a devoted, loving husband and father who made countless sacrifices to provide for his family. He was an avid golfer and a fervent fan of the Atlanta Braves, Miami Dolphins and Duke Basketball. He always found a way to make his loved ones laugh and enjoy life to the fullest. He was a wonderful example to his children and grandchildren, challenging them to do their best and beaming with pride in their accomplishments. He will be missed immensely.
Hank was preceded in death by his beloved wife of forty-five years, Helen Bilas Majestic. He is survived by two sons, David E. Majestic of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Hank W. Majestic and wife, Ann of Durham, North Carolina; and daughter, Maryellen Majestic Nogi and husband Stephen of Marietta, Georgia; four grandchildren, Catherine Majestic of Durham, North Carolina, Michael Majestic of Washington, D.C. and Allison and Kimberly Nogi of Marietta, Georgia; and his loving companion and sweetheart, Hazel Parrish of Durham, North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Children