Friday, March 14th, 2008
Lawrence "Larry" May, 73, of Hasis Road, Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. March 12, 2008, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Houston County, Ala., to Edgar C. and Annie L. Reynolds May. On Aug. 16, 1957, he married Janet E. Brown, who survives.
Other survivors are three daughters, Rhonda (Don) Bowlby, and Jill Szosz, all of Celina, and Susan (Wayne) Kearns, Lima; a brother, Romax (Carol), Paducah, Ky.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a great-grandchild.
He retired from the U.S. Marine Corp. after 30 years then worked for 16 years at Lima Memorial Health Systems as laundry manager. He served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Eichar De Curtins Post, Celina, and a former member of the American Legion, Celina.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at the Shawnee Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral Home, Lima, the Rev. Dick Coon officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars with a special Marine Corps service held at the chapel. The body will be cremated.
Calling is one hour prior to services Saturday at the chapel.
Contributions can be made to the Kidney Foundation.
Condolences can be made at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.