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Roy D. May

July 2, 1963 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 58)


Roy Dale May, 58, of Van Wert passed away on September 26, 2021, at his residence.

He was born July 2, 1963 in Paulding County, Ohio to William Roy May, Sr. and Maxine (Johnston) May who both preceded him in death. 

Roy is survived by a son, Seth Derrick May of Van Wert; three brothers, William R. May, Jr. of Van Wert, Mike (Joelle) May of Mississippi and Jeffrey (Tammy) May of Grover Hill; his stepmother, Dorothy May of Van Wert; a step brother, Michael Protsman of Van Wert; a sister-in-law, Diana May of Van Wert, several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Freeman R. May.

Roy worked at the Budd Company for over 28 years and he attended the Pioneer Christian Ministry Church. He liked to hunt, fish, enjoyed arrowhead hunting, his dog and woodworking.
Roy loved to watch the Ohio State Football games and the Cincinnati Reds play.

Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert with Pastors Chuck Oliver and Soloman Okang officiating. Calling hours are 3-6 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wee Care Day Care Center.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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September 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
September 30, 2021

6:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

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