Major Ringgold

Obituary of Major Ringgold

Major Ringgold, 75, of Lindenwold, New Jersey, and formerly of Atlantic City, went home to be with the Lord on June 20, 2020 at Deborah Heart & Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey. He was born on March 10,1945 to the late Lavinda (nee Smith) & William Ringgold. Born in Atlantic City, Major was educated in the public school system, and went on to receive an Associates degree from Atlantic Community College. Major worked many years at Lincoln Pharmacy located in Atlantic City. Upon moving to Blackwood, New Jersey, he continued his career as a Medical Equipment Delivery Technician until retirement. Major came to accept Jesus Christ as his Lord and savior later in life. However, his zeal for sharing his new found love was evident to all who met him. Major is predeceased by both of his parents and several siblings; Myrtle Dorman, Carrie Williams, Helen Toombs, Mable Ringgold Price, Howard Ringgold, Harold Ringgold, Robert Ringgold, Raymond Ringgold and William Ringgold Jr. Major leaves two daughters to mourn, Marian Tina Reaves (Stadi) and Tasha Lowe (Glenn); his brother, George Ringgold of Douglasville, Georgia; and his sister, Elsie Ringgold McDowell of West Haven, Connecticut. He leaves six grandchildren, who dearly miss their pop-pop, Bahadour (BA) Ali Jr, Danajah Ringgold, David Reaves, Tiana Reaves, Takeo Cade and Glenn Lowe. Also left to mourn is his ex-wife and best friend Mary Ringgold, as well as a host of family and friends. Services will be held privately.
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