FLETCHER - Graveside service for Stephen Major, 58, of Tulsa, was held Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Fletcher Cemetery under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home.

Stephen passed away at home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Tulsa, at the age of 58.

Stephen was born April 18, 1960, in Amarillo, Texas, to John Charles Major and Emma Elizabeth (Collier) Major. He graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He then joined the Air Force and served as a Special Operations Pilot and a Staff Sergeant. Stephen served his country in the United States Air Force from 1983 to 1996. He served in Operation Desert Shield/Storm. During his service, Stephen received an Air Force Training Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award with two devices, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon/ Pistol, Combat Readiness Medal and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. Stephen worked in maintenance following his career in the Air Force, where he and his team won service awards and was spoken of fondly by the residents and his coworkers.

Stephen is survived by his daughters: Cristina and Meggan; his son, Taylor; his brother, Robert Major; and his sister, Rebecca Major Rother.

He was preceded in death by his parents: John and Elizabeth Major; his brothers, John and Thomas Major; and his sister, Suzy Major.