Washington Sr., Reginald James

October 07, 2005

REGINALD "Reggie" JAMESWASHINGTON, SR. passed away at his home in St. Petersburg, Florida on Thursday, September 22, 2005. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and educated in the public school system. Reggie started working at an early age. His first job was delivering newspapers every Tuesday and Friday after school. After high school, Reggie worked for the United States Post Office. While working for the federal government, he obtained his bachelor's degree in accounting from Morgan State College and Masters of Business Administration. He also worked for the first black CPA in Maryland, Ben King, Sr. This job started Reggie's long and illustrious career in the accounting and finance field. He was a Vice-President for Johns Hopkins Hospital, Senior-Vice President of Finance for the East Baltimore Community Corporation, a professor of accounting & business management at Morgan State University for 17 years, and sole proprietor of Washington Financial Services. He also graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School with a Juris Doctor. He was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He leaves to cherish his memory: his father Randolph Washington, Sr.; his children, Reginald Betts, Natalie Washington Daniel, Reginald J. Washington, Jr., Jacqueline Washington and Zonobia Washington; former wife, Dr. Marie J. Washington; two brothers, Randolph Jr. and Roland Sr.; seven sisters, Rosetta Handy, Juanita Brown, Cecelia Hampton, Diana Merrick, Patricia Washington, Sheila Lewis and Alethea Washington; two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews; devoted cousins, and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the American Diabetes Association, Reginald J. Washington Memoriam: www.diabetes.org or 1-800-342-2383. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 8, 2005 at University Church of Christ, 530 West University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21210. Alpha Phi Alpha ceremony will begin at 10:45 AM. The memorial service is at11 AM.

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