Melvin May

Melvin Leon May

Thursday June 5, 1941 - Sunday September 15, 2019
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Marlow: Melvin Leon May, 78, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 in Marlow, OK.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at the Fort Sill National Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Stephens County Honor Guard. All arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.

Melvin was born Thursday, June 5, 1941 in Wright City, to Elmer and Effie (Mitchell) May. He served in the United States Army and the United States Airforce for a number of years. Melvin married the love of his life, Carol Ingersoll in Crookston, Minnesota on June 9, 1964. They were married for 55 wonderful years before his passing. Melvin had lived in the Blanchard area for many years before moving to Marlow almost 2 years ago. He enjoyed painting, fishing, and reading. Melvin was a member of the Masonic Tanana Lodge #3 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Survivors include, his wife, Carol May of the home, a daughter, Lynda Dennis of Eldorado, 6 grandchildren, Haly, Christina, Tanja, Marissa, James, Jacob, a great-grandson, Christopher. He was also survived by a sister, Sue Wilkerson of Cartwright, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, 2 daughters, Melvetta Pierson, Marian Stratton, and a brother, Dale May.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday September 18, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:00am
    Fort Sill National Cemetery
    Address not given
    Elgin, OK
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  • Interment

    Fort Sill National Cemetery
    Address not given
    Elgin, Oklahoma
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Mark May

Posted at 07:08pm
It has been long time since we seen each other but you was in my thoughts often. Everyone is in our prayers. Sending our love.

Love, Sue and her gang

Posted at 09:48pm
I love you brother and I you all. We are keeping you in our prayers.
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