Richard “Stanley” May, age 70, of Waynesburg, PA, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in his daughter’s home with his family by his side.
Born November 23, 1948 in Washington, PA, he is the son of the late Charles E. and Helen (Montgomery) May.
Stanley graduated from McGuffey High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army as an SSG during the Vietnam War. Stanley married Brenda Morgan May on August 1, 1992 and they were happily married for 22 years, until her passing on December 23, 2015. He was employed with Washington Penn Plastics for 23 years until his retirement in 2009. Stanley was retired for three years when he decided to go back to work for Sectek Inc. as a Security Guard for six years until his second retirement in April of this year. He was a member of the Waynesburg VFW Post #4793, Waynesburg American Legion Post #330 and Waynesburg DAV Post #123. Stanley enjoyed feeding and watching hummingbirds, riding his motorcycle, and most of all, spending time with his family.
He is survived by six children, Scott (Jennifer) May, of Washington, PA, Crystal (Willie) Wheeler, of Houston, PA, Eric (Mikki) May, of Allison Park, PA, Tammy (Eric) Bedillion, of Claysville, PA, Wendy (Andy) Geray, of Eighty-Four, PA, and Jeremy (Lauren) May, of Canonsburg, PA; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, Charles May.
Friends will be received on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. An additional visitation will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. at the funeral home with a funeral service at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Arnold Watts, officiating. A committal service will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA, with full military honors conducted by the U.S. Army and the South Hills Honor Guard.
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