Wallace W. ‘Wally’ Major

August 15, 1941 - January 19, 2022

08/15/1941 - 01/19/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Monday January 24, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Visitation
Monday January 24, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday January 25, 2022
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions
Service
Tuesday January 25, 2022
10:00 am
Rock Hill presbyterian Church
Bellaire, OH
Directions

Wallace Willis Major, 80, of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday January 19, 2022.

He was born August 15, 1941, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Alfred W. and LuGail (Wallace) Major.

Wally was a member of the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Trustee. He was retired from IBEW 141 as an Electrician and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was also a member of the DAV Post 117, Rock Hill Volunteer Fire Department, and was Fire Warden of Pultney Township.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Dwight Major and Don Major and his brother-in-law; Gary Sproat.

Wally is survived by his wife; Deanna “Dee” Gail Criswell Major, three children; Matt Major of Bellaire, Ohio, Russ Major of Wheeling, WV, and Wallace “Eddie” Major of St. Clairsville, Ohio, sister; Mary Lou Sproat of Crown Point, IN, brother; David (Diana) Major of St. Clairsville, Ohio, two sisters-in-law; Pattie Major of Paintsville, KY, and Laura Major of Bellaire, Ohio.

Family and friends will be received Monday January 24, 2022 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio from 2-4 & 6-7pm where Military Honors will be conducted at 6pm. Funeral service will be held Tuesday January 25, 2022 at the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church at 10am with Rev. David Demarest as officiant. Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens to follow.

Wally’s family kindly requests that masks are to be worn when attending his services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Presmont by going to TMCFunding.com

Share your thoughts and memories with Wally’s family by going to bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Gina K Miller
8 months ago

Dee, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear husband. Prayers of comfort and the peace of God to surround you. Gina and George Miller

Stevwe & MaryJo (Zacchini) Kurko
8 months ago

Dee and family: I am so very sorry that you have lost Wally and send my deepest condolences and sympathy to your family. May God comfort you now and in the months ahead. Always remember the wonderful memories you shared together.

Sam Stewart
8 months ago

To my IBEW141 FRIEND I work with Walley as a Linemen down at Mitchell power plant substation on the hill RIP BUDDY

Sam Stewart
8 months ago

Sam Stewart member of IBEW141 me and Walter work together he did make you laugh RIP BUDDY

John Clarke
8 months ago

Dee, sorry to see my friend Wally passed away. Many good memories come to mind. Take care Dee and starve the sadness and feed the joy.

Shayne Albaugh
8 months ago

Wally was a very sweet made me laugh when i seen him. Sending many prayers for his family. God bless you all. Many prayers from the Albaugh family.

carol cassidy
8 months ago

dear dee and family,so sorry for your loss.wally was a good man.thoughts and prayers are with all of you.god bless you.love carol cassidy and family

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
8 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Wallace Willis Major, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Wallace Willis Major, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Helen & Glen Imhoff
8 months ago

Dear Dee & Son’s & Family,
I feel for your greatloss of your Best Friend, as well as partner, but we know God knows best when enough is enough. Wally had had enough and it is great that you are in agreement with God’s decision to remove all his pain. We know God will be with you as long as you cling to Him. God bless you, my friend. Prayers.

Judy (Greenlee) Kuryn
8 months ago

Dee and Family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. May God’s love and peace give you comfort during this difficult time.