Reginald “Rev” Major, 73, of Cambridge, Maryland was called home on Thursday, July 17, 2014, after battling a very long illness.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Known to all as “Rev” he\n \n\n\n\n was born in Cambridge, Maryland on December 18, 1940. He attended Maryland Schools and lived there most of his life. He migrated to Connecticut in the early 70’s to seek work and a better life for his family. “Rev” worked at the Stanadyne Corporation, located in Windsor, Connecticut for many years before returning back to Maryland where the majority of his immediate family resided.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n In 1999, “Rev” married his sweetheart Alfreda Major; they have been united for several years. He enjoyed cooking, dancing, and fishing. Listening to Gospel Music and Oldie but Goodies was pleasing to his ears. He also loved to socialize with family & friends within the community.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n “Rev”\n \n\n\n\n is survived by his wife Alfreda Major, Three (3) daughters, Shawntay (Candi) Major-Smith, TuRhanda (Tynee) Major, LaTonya (Peaches) Major, and a Step-daughter Debra Dansert. Six (6) Grandchildren: Tim Cranford, Jr., DeShawna Cranford, TuRhan (Kasey) Brown, Jeffrey Skipper Jr., Danielle and Stefan Dansert. Five (5) Great-Grandchildren: DayShawn, Makai, Annelize, Brysin, and LeiLah. Two (2) God-sons William Reginald Allen, Jr and Calvin Sims, Jr.; Two (2) God-daughters Telicia Waters and Kinyata Lewis-Lester. Two (2) “\n \n devoted nieces\n \n ” Beverly Pamela Waters and Denisea Major.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Three (3) Brothers: Edward Major Jr., Frank Holden, and Sylvester Major, and two (2) Sisters; Aretta Pinkett and Dollene Major. “Rev” is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and a host of other extended family and friends.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n He was predeceased by his Father Edward Major, Sr., his Mother Gertrude (Holden-Major) Williams; Three (3) Sisters:, Gladys Johnson, Annetta Major Taylor, and Nancy Gertrude (Major) Travers, one (1) Brother Samuel Spruils and one (1) Granddaughter Niesha N. Cranford.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Everyone that knew “Rev” knew that his daughters meant the world to him. He had a special name for each one of them. He affectionately referred to Candi as “His Nurse”, Tynee as “My Pick”, and Peaches as “Daddy’s Golden Girl”.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n The funeral service will be held at Saint John’s Holiness Church located at 500 Edgewood Avenue, Cambridge, Maryland. Prophet John Cornish, Sr. will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00pm to 1:00pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014 with the service following. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Henry Funeral Home, PA.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n The family of Reginald “Rev” Major wishes to thank the following for their services; Dr. J. Errabolu & Dr. Sherif; Dorchester General Hospital and the staff at Signature Health Care/ Mallard Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n The family extends their appreciation and gratitude to the Henry Funeral Home and the Saint John’s Holiness Church for their love and support during our bereavement of our loved one.