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.
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