Funeral services for Elwood May, 74, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. May died at 12:08 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Baxter Regional Medical Center, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
He was born September 17, 1940, in Ozark County, Missouri, to Claudie May and Lorene Moss May. On March 11, 1964, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Mary Ann Hall, who preceded him in death on January 7, 2004. Mr. May was a member of the National Rifle Association; he loved to deer and turkey hunt and enjoyed being outdoors and cutting wood. His truck driving career began in 1957 when he was seventeen years old. His last trip was to Seattle, Washington. Mr. May was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by two sons, Stoney May, wife, Suzan and Rocky May, wife, Rhonda, both of West Plains; ten grandchildren, Ashley Brown, husband, James, John Conley, Tony Conley, Jacob Conley, Ben Reed, Daniel Conley, Paul Howell, Carrie Howell, Matthew Howell and Isabell Howell; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Dorman May, Caulfield, Missouri, Orb May, wife, Wilma, West Plains and Palmer May, Halfway, Missouri; two sisters, Eva Garner, husband, Ed, Newport News, Virginia and Elva Lamb, West Plains; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, and one infant daughter, Lisa Ann, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Gospel Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.