Dewey Burl Major, 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 18, 2017


Dewey Burl Major, 85, of Moore, OK, passed away February 13, 2017.

He was born December 27, 1931, to Otis E. and Gladys (Crick) Major in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

Dewey heard his country's call and proudly served in the United States Army, where he received an honorable discharge for services rendered to his country when called upon to do so.

Dewey was a member of Life Tabernacle in Moore.  He enjoyed karaoke and having karaoke in his shop.  In his younger years, he loved to ride dune buggies and go to Little Sahara.  He liked listening to classic country including Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves and Conway Twitty.  Music and family were the most important things to Dewey. 

He is survived by his wife Helen; 4 children, Vicki McFaul and husband Roger; Kevin Major; Connie Barthel and husband Robert and Randy Major; 3 grandchildren, Eddie, Krista and Jenny; 5 great-grandchildren, Jordon, Karley, Branden, Davien and Noah; 2 stepchildren, Kat and Randy Ruth; and numerous nieces and nephews and other members of the family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, second wife, Sally Major and sister, Wanda Larkey.

Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 AM to 9:00PM at John Ireland Funeral Home, 120 S. Broadway, Moore, OK. 

Funeral Services are 10:00AM, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Lynlee Mae Chapel, 507 E. Main, Moore, OK. 

Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK.


Dwayne Obermeyer commented on 16-Feb-2017 09:53 AM
Kevin you were blessed with an awesome Dad and I'm sorry for your loss
Remember he will always be looking down and still be with you forever
Karen Harrington commented on 17-Feb-2017 12:09 PM
I liked what our middle son said.Family past and present will always be within us.You will always carry him close in your memories and in your heart.I love you all.


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