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Theodore "Ted" Majors, Jr.

November 5, 1963 - September 11, 2020

Theodore “Ted/Tunka” Majors, Jr. journeyed to his heavenly home to be with his Savior on Friday, September 11, 2020.

Tunka was born to Theodore Majors, Sr. and Gracie Mitchell Majors in Halifax, Virginia on November 5, 1963 and graduated from Halifax High School in 1982. He was a band member who played the trumpet and loved music.

He professed his belief in the Lord and joined First Baptist Church Denbigh (FBCD) in Newport News, VA. Ted was an active member of FBCD as: Chairperson of the Usher Board, Armorbearer to Pastor Ivan T. Harris, Chairperson of In-Reach Ministry, Boyz II Men Mentor, member of the Brotherhood Ministry, a Sunday School Teacher, and attended Canaan Theological Seminary.

He furthered his education by graduating from Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School in Newport News, VA as a Journeyman Sheet Metal in 1986; in 2004 he graduated from Saint Leo University with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Administration; received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Averett University in 2006; finished his education with a Master of Science (MS) Acquisition and Contract Management from Florida Institute of Technology in 2008.

Ted retired from Newport News Shipbuilding with 35 years of service. Ted, also, was an adjunct professor at Strayer University. After retirement he continued to work at Philip Michael Fashion For Men and Walashek Industrial & Marine, Inc.

He had a passion for movies, loved learning and was a history and math buff, fitness enthusiast and a loyal Washington Redskins’ fan. Ted loved gathering with his family and his friends. His generosity, love, and service for the Lord were unmeasurable.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving parents, Theodore Majors, Sr. and Gracie Mitchell Majors of Halifax, VA; his devoted wife, Brandy Kai Majors; one son, Kristofer Ron Majors; one daughter, MaKayla Renee Majors; two step-children, Brandon Nathaniel Wallace & Sarah Marie Wallace, all of Newport News, VA; two grandsons, Kristian Majors of Washington, DC and Ronnie McNeill of Alexandria, VA; two devoted sisters Audrey Majors Davis (Jerome) of Hampton, VA and Maranda Lee Jones (cousin/sister) of Halifax, VA; in-laws, William A. Fields, I and Agnes J. Fields of Newport News, VA; one brother-in-law, William A. Fields, II (Jessica) of Matoaca, VA and a host of relatives and friends.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel

12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608

Join Visitation live via Zoom Meeting:
Topic: Visitation for Theodore “Ted” Majors
Time: Sep 18, 2020 09:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 828 3102 9910
Passcode: 202609

Cemetery Information

Private Graveside Service will be held.

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