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David Lee May

David Lee May, 68, of Russell, Kentucky went to be in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family, after a three year battle with ALS. David was born September 3, 1951 in Ashland, Kentucky a son of the late Edward and Elma Lucas May. He was a retired plant manager with the United States Postal Service and a United States Navy Veteran. He was also a 1969 graduate of Wurtland High School.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Paul May.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Yvonne McKnight May

three sons

David Scott ( Kristin) May of Ashland, Kentucky

Joseph Lee (Ariane) May of Dublin, Ohio

Adam Christopher (Liz) May of Richmond, Kentucky

two brothers

Danny (Sandra) May of Greenup, Kentucky

Phillip (Janice) May of Russell, Kentucky

three sisters

Ruth White of Lexington, Kentucky

Shirley Burns of Primbroom, Florida

Sandy Adams of Morehead, Kentucky

a cousin who he was close to Ralph May of Roanke, Virginia

six grandchildren

Cameron, Kaylee, Landon, Helena, Linden and Annika; a host of nieces and nephews

There will be a private graveside service at the May Cemetery in Argillite, Kentucky with Steve Justice as the minister. Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at

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