Monday, February 22nd, 2010
Wilfred S. "Bud" May, 82, 1493 Denise Road, Fort Recovery, died at 6:45 p.m. Feb. 19, 2010, at his home.
He was born Jan. 10, 1928, in St. Henry, to Leo and Catherine Braun May. On Nov. 24, 1949, he married Rosie Fortkamp, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Mike (Sue) May, Ron (Pat) May and Bob May, all of Fort Recovery; a daughter, Phyllis (Jim) Thobe, Maria Stein; two sisters, Rita Pottkotter, Fort Recovery, and Ruth (Henry Jr.) Kunkler, Burkettsville; five brothers, Ralph May, Howard (Donna) May, Walter (Irene) May and Jerry (Lou Ann) May, all of St. Henry, and Vic (Charlene) May, New Weston; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a grandchild; a brother, Tom May; and two sisters, Jeanette Homan and Delores May.
He retired from the former New Idea plant in Coldwater, after 46 years. He also was employed at Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, and the Crystal Ballroom and Eldora Ballroom for 25 years. He was a member of the Ohio Progressive Sportsman Club, American Legion and Knights of Columbus, all of Fort Recovery and Fraternal Order of Eagles, Coldwater. He also was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, and its Holy Name Society.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. A prayer service led by the Knights of Columbus will be held at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Community Health Professionals and Hospice, Celina.
Condolences can be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.