Charles L. May 1927-2019
HOWLAND — Charles L. May, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at his home.
Chuck was born March 15, 1927, in Mineral Ridge, the son of the late James L. and Winifred Wardeska May.
After graduating from Mineral Ridge High School in 1945, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
On June 13, 1948, he was united in marriage to the former Roberta Young who preceded him in death on Nov. 13, 2007.
After graduating from Kent State University, he spent 39 years working as a mechanical engineer for Wean United, retiring in 1988.
He was a charter and active member of the Howland United Methodist Church. Chuck enjoyed woodworking and was an incredible craftsman. Most importantly, Chuck loved being with his family and will be missed by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Chuck is survived by his children, Phillip (Denise) of Ellsworth, Robert (Yong) of Sharon, Pa., Timothy of Vienna, Kathleen (James) Hubish of Brookfield and Kamille (Tim) McElravy of Clearwater, Fla.; his grandchildren, Pati, Adam, Erin, Bonnie, Jimmy and Scotty; great-grandchildren, Brian, Nathan, Mason and Aubrey; and his special friend, Sandra Dunlosky. Besides his wife of almost 60 years, Chuck was preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Groves.
Visitation for Chuck will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, at Lane Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44484 where the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
The family wishes to thank Ohio Living Hospice for their impeccable care and concern, and a special thank you to Sandy for her warm and loving care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Howland United Methodist Church Building Fund. Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family.