Bobby Gene May, 88, of Earlington, KY passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at his home.
He was born in Sommerville, Texas on October 14, 1931 to the late Luther and Eva May.
Mr. May was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Earlington; He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a 101st Airborne Paratrooper. Mr. May was a member of VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) and was a VICA former State Champion. He was retired after 30 years as an Auto Mechanics teacher with Christian County Schools.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Katherine Annette May, a grandson, Dustin Ray Barnes, and his brothers and sisters.
Mr. May is survived by his wife of 65 years, Theresa May of Earlington, KY; three children: Michael May and his wife, Patricia of Earlington, KY, Lori Barnes-Williams and her husband, David, of Hanson, KY, and Lisa Barber and her husband, Harry, of Earlington, KY; seven grandchildren: Michell Ryter, Torrie Kalm and her husband, Guy, Harry Lee Barber, Jr. and his wife, Amanda, Christopher Barber and his wife, Whitney, Chelsie Zeigler and her husband, Kevin, Kathy May, and Keisha Putman and her husband, Drew; fourteen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Father David Kennedy officiating and burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington, KY.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 27, 2019 with Rosary to be held at 3:30PM and visitation to follow until 7:00 PM, and from 9:00 AM until service time on Saturday, December 28, 2019.
Pallbearers will be: Lee Barber, Chris Barber, Anthony Kalm, Kevin Zeigler, Jonathan Barnes, and Harry Barber, Sr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Michael May and Jon Michael Blair.
Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.
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