Mr. May was born in Troy and was the son of the late Arthur E. and Genevieve J. (Bebble) May.
He was retired from the Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety with the PA Dept. of Labor and Industry, where he was Director of Field Operations.
He was a life member of Harrisburg VFW Post 1718 and the Canton Fire Dept. He was a member of the Valley of Towanda Masonic Lodge AASR, Valley of Williamsport Consistory AASR, Canton Blue Lodge #415 F&AM and was a 32nd Degree Mason.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Army.
Mr. May is survived by his wife, Patricia A. (Nye) May; step-son, Bryan D. Nye; son, Joseph Scott (Betsy) May; daughter, Carrie A. (Richard Toltzis) Madigan; grandsons, Brandon and Nicholas May, Matthew and Zachary Madigan; sister, Kathy L. May; Sharon Ferguson, mother of his children.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11 A.M. at the Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 6011 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg. Internment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, with Full Military Honors.
Visitation will be held on Friday, from 10 to 11 A.M. at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Canton Warrior Booster Club, 410 Canale Lane, Canton, 17724 or Emmaus High School Baseball Boosters, 6129 Sautine Drive, Macungie, PA 18062.
Online condolences may be left at www.hooverfuneralhome.com