David L. Majors

Stevensville - David L. Majors, 74, of Stevensville, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at The Living Centre after many months of fighting pancreatic cancer. He was born May 25, 1943 in Aberdeen, WA, the son of the late Jason and Bernadine Majors.

David attended King’s Garden High School in Seattle and Seattle Pacific College. In 1960 David and his mother moved to Missoula where David attended and graduated from the U of M with a degree in wildlife technology.

On June 26, 1965, David married Carolyn G. Fite of Missoula. David began his ROTC two year program as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Transportation Corps at Fort Eustis, Virginia. David and Carolyn were stationed in Toul, France for a year and then in Kaiserslautern, Germany for a year. David was then sent to Viet Nam in 1968. David retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel, July 7, 1993 after 26 years of military service.

David and Carolyn have resided in the Stevensville area for 43 years and David is a retired rural postal carrier from the Stevensville Post Office since 2003.

He belonged to the Ravalli Co. Fish and Wildlife Association and served as president. He received the Nick Kramis Conservation Award in 1994.

David enjoyed his family and hunting with his son and grandsons. He also loved vintage cars and belonged to the Hamilton and Missoula old car clubs.

David is survived by his wife Carolyn of Stevensville; 2 sons, Glen and his wife Lisa of Manhattan, MT and Michael and his wife Shanna of Spokane, WA; 1 granddaughter and 5 grandsons.

Open viewing and visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Whitesitt Funeral Home. Graveside services with military honors will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Terrace Cemetery in Spokane. The family suggests that memorial donations may be made in David’s name to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Missoula. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.

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