He was born in Avoca on March 25, 1929, the son of Curtis and Emma (Wilson) May. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He worked as a truck driver, a regional service representative for Fiat, a service manager at a car dealership, and later worked for Williams Brothers Pharmacy in delivery until his retirement July, 2007. He was a member of the Bloomington Masonic Lodge and the Linton Goldwing Club.
Survivors include his wife whom he married June 22, 1956, Constance E. (Johnston) May of Linton; two daughters, Monta Gael May (Wes Miller) of Winona, MN and Michelle (Chris) Mattox of Bloomfield; two sons, Aaron Douglas May (Jennifer Sparks) of Bloomfield and Brian Keith (Susan) May of Atoka, TN; two sisters, Mary Jo May of Bedford and Wanda Rush of Bloomington; one brother, Bill May of Bedford; 11 grandchildren, Aluna, Nova, Sheba, Emerald, Eli, Aaron (Erin), Tena, Rebecca, Jessica, Blaise, and Ava; and two great-grandchildren, Taylor & Dominic.
He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis May; mother, Emma May-Stancombe; and a brother, Harry May.
Memorial Services will be held at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Linton Chapel, at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.
Online Condolences can be sent to the family at www.welchcornett.com.