Simon William Major (1946 – 2018) Son of William and Olga. Brother to Veronica. Husband to Jan. Father of Katia, Laura, Sam and Bethany. Uncle to Joanna, Tom, Sharon and Simon. Great Uncle to Georgia and Mia. Simon was born in Nottingham. He lectured in Social Studies at Walsall and Staffordshire College. He was a lifelong keen fisherman with a passion for politics, the Labour Party and campaigning for social justice. Simon was a founder member and Company Secretary of Caldmore Housing Association and a community worker in West Midlands, establishing a refuge for vulnerable Asian women. He was a radio producer, editor and training and development guru for the BBC and Chairman of Governors of Basildon Primary School.