Herbert F. May

April 24, 1933 - July 16, 2018

04/24/1933 - 07/16/2018

Past Services

Thursday July 19, 2018
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Friday July 20, 2018
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions
Friday July 20, 2018
10:30 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Herbert F. May, Sr. 85 of Shadyside, OH died Monday, July 16, 2018 at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, Wheeling, WV. He was born April 24, 1933 in Jacobsburg, OH a son of the late William French and Lucy Rebecca Bennett May.

Herbert was a retired employee of the former Ormet Corporation, a Methodist by faith, past master and member of Shadyside Lodge 724 F & AM, Shadyside American Legion Post 521 and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Lazich May in 1986; a daughter, Dora McGiverin; sisters, Edna Palmer, Bertha Palmer and Myrtle Palmer; a brother, Albert May.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lee White May of Shadyside; his children, Herbert (Mary) May, Jr. of Bridgeport, OH, Michael (Tammy) May of Shadyside, Mary Ellis of Pittsburgh, PA, Andy (Carolyn) May of Shadyside and Patty (Rick) Rhodes of Prince George, VA; siblings, Helen Powell of Jacobsburg, William E. (Eleanor) May of Jay, FL, Ethel Bier of Clarington, OH, Betty Lou Sheets of Moundsville, WV, Joseph “Doc” (Pat) May of Clarington and Arthur R. “Huck” May of Powhatan Point, OH; grandchildren, Nick (Charity) May, Anna Williams, Ricky (Ashley) Rhodes, Alexis Williams, Lauren May, Cody Ellis, Jennifer (Dan) Maas-Day, Shane Danehart; two great-grandsons, Parker Herbert May and Andrew Danehart.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH with a Masonic Service at 7:30 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 am with Pastor Jeff Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH with full Military Honors conducted by Belmont County Veterans Association.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice or Bellaire Salvation Army by going to “TMCFunding.com”

Share your thoughts and memories of Herbert with his family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Nikki (Gostrue) Ewing
5 years ago

So sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. Anna Jean was my cousin. My Aunt Mary’s daughter.

Mansell Theaker & Son Excavating
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family!

duane a necessary
5 years ago

iwill miss you hell i havefor years this whole family split shit sucks you were one of my fav of paps brothers rip as my great uncle and as my brother veteran.. my condolences Patty and family we all really need to get together..

Brianna Weas
5 years ago

He was such a wonderful person! You will be dearly missed Great Uncle Herb. Love your great niece, Brianna

Janice May Cole
5 years ago

Sending love and prayers to you!! Love you, so sorry I am unable to make it, going to clean out my mothers house in Arizona. But my prayers are with you, RIP uncle ❤️

Gilbert and Carole Lee
5 years ago

Sorry to hear of your loss Patty. Our condolences to you and your family.

Joseph &Katherine Tyler
5 years ago

Sorry to hear of your lost our deepest condolences to you and your family God bless

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Herbert F. May, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Herbert F. May, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Phil and Carolyn brown
5 years ago

So sorry Patty and Rick our hearts are with you.

Debbie Palmer
5 years ago

I remember playing with Mary, Dora and Patty while my parents (Bill and Olive) shoot the breeze with Herb and Anna. It was alot of fun. Time sure goes by too quickly doesn’t it? Love and condolences to the May family.