Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Lewis May (May 2, 2020)

Lewis May, 82 of Versailles, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday May 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM at his residence with his family by his side. He was born March 5, 1938 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Frank & Cecilia (Voskuhl) May. He served his country honorably in the Army National Guard. He was a lifelong farmer and worked for Midmark for 15 years retiring in 2000.

He was a very religious and devoted family man that took care of his immediate and extended family throughout the years. He was a lifelong member of Holy Family Catholic Church; the Versailles Knights of Columbus # 1756; the Greenville Eagles, the Greenville Moose Lodge; and Darke County Right to Life. He loved traveling, the Great Darke County Fair and dancing.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Urban, Wilbur, & Arthur May; his brother in law: Roger Knapke; his sister in law: Mary Jane May.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Alma (Weitzel) May of Versailles whom he married September 18, 1965; his children & spouses: Bernie & Heidi May of Versailles, Wanda & Brian Romie of Piqua, Daniel & Rebecca May of Gettysburg, Frank May of Versailles, Justin May of Versailles; his grandchildren: Lori, Kristina, & Ben Romie, Lily George, Troy, Lizzy, Ava, & Adam May; great grandchildren: Bryson & Marcus Lafoe; his sisters & brother in law: Cathryn Knapke of Chickasaw, Alma & Fred Broerman of Versailles; sister in law: Gloria May; numerous nieces & nephews.

Due to the current health restrictions with the COVID-19 pandemic there will be a private family Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Catholic Church, Frenchtown, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons Celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Darke County Right to Life.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com