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Roy Leon May, 87

New Albany, MS obituary 2019

Roy Leon May

August 25, 1931 – February 26, 2019


Roy Leon May, 87, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home after a long illness. He was born August 25, 1931, in New Albany to William and Estelle Caldwell May. He was a member of Ingomar Baptist Church. He proudly served in the United States Army in post-occupation Germany. He started Roy May Heating and Air Conditioning in 1972. He retired from the company, but not from working, in 2009. He enjoyed traveling, flying his plane, farming, hunting, fishing, and working with mission organizations.

He is survived by his wife: Audrey Hunter May; 2 sons: Gerald Roy May (Lisa) of Memphis, TN., and Gary Michael May (April) of Desoto, TX.; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 step-daughter: Debra Diaz of New Albany; 1 step-son: Sam Brown of New Albany; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son: Glen May; and 2 sisters: Reba Bragg and Lynette Adair.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, or The Shriners Hospital.


FEB 28. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ingomar Baptist Church

112 CR 90

New Albany, MS


FEB 28. 1:00 PM

Ingomar Baptist Church

112 CR 90

New Albany, MS


Liberty Cemetery

New Albany, MS 38652!/Obituary

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