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Lewis E. May

 Rank Unknown
Cause Heart Failure


Entered Into Eternal Rest
Sunday, October 18, 2015

30 Dec 1939 - 18 Oct 2015 

Lewis E. May, Jr., age 75, of Jasper passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper. Lewis was born on December 30, 1939 to Lewis E. May, Sr. and his wife, Vada Moore May. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a Combat Controller.

Lewis “Lew” E. May, Jr. (MSgt/Ret) deceased of heart failure at the age of 75 on October 18th at his home in GA. He was born on December 30, 1939 to Lewis E. Mar Sr. and wife Vada Moore May.

He is survived by his loving wife Debra; dedicated sons, Lewis E. May, III of Denver, CO, Martin May of Hampton, VA; devoted Daughter Cynthia McClain of Virginia Beach, VA; Step-daughters: Amy Bishop of Jasper, Kelly Kirk of Jasper, GA, Amanda Johnson of AL, Kim Chambers of Jasper Brother: Charles “Chuck” May of Bloomington, IN; Grandson: Forrest Lern Kuler and eight awesome step-grandchildren.

Lew began his Combat Control Team career at Sewart AFB, TN during 1963 followed by assignments to the teams at Wiesbaden, Viet Nam and Langley. He was a member of the USAFE Blue Master Parachute Team during 1966 while at Wiesbaden. Upon his military retirement he was employed by the FAA in Oklahoma City, OK.

Lew was one of the finest men that one will ever know.

May He Rest In Peace All Rights Reserved.