Samuel Andrew May

February 9, 1922November 26, 2012
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Samuel Andrew May, age 90 of Louisville passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012.

He was born February 9, 1922 in Bradfordsville, KY, the son of Henry and Betty May.

Samuel served in the United States Navy all over the world, including the Pacific and Atlantic Arena from 1940 to 1946. He was stationed on the USS Texas, near Omaha Beach, Normandy on D-Day. After his active duty service, he was called up from reserve duty to serve during the Korean Conflict.

He retired from Texas Gas Transmission Corp. as an Instrument Specialist and was a former member of Okolona Baptist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 62 years, Eloise Kelley May; a daughter, Denise (Paul) Stine; four grandchildren, Austin and Dominic Stine and Jason and Justin May; and one brother, Marvin May.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael May; his brothers, Eugene, Charlie, Joseph and Marion May; and one sister, Mary May

A Celebration of Samuel’s Life will be conducted at 5:00 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2012 in the Parlor of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, 7410 Westport Rd. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until the time of the service on Sunday at the funeral home.


  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service Sunday, December 2, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 2, 2012

Samuel Andrew May

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Karen Irwin

October 19, 2013

I just learned of Sam's passing. I'm so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you all.

Ruth Hudson

December 21, 2012

Eloise and family, I just learned of Sam's passing. I am so saddened....he was always my favorite of all the boys. I have many happy memories of those days gone by and the May family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. We will see him in Heaven! Love, Willetta Ruth Mullins-Hudson)

Philip and Sheila Peak

December 2, 2012

We're so sorry for your loss.

Frank May

November 30, 2012

I am sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.

glenda logan

November 30, 2012

Aunt Eloise & Denise, you are in my thoughts. Love Glenda Logan, Marvin's daughter.

Freddie May

November 30, 2012

I sure love the photos of Uncle Sam. What a handsome man! He should have gone to Hollywood with me!
I'll miss him. I hope to see the family at the service.

Monica Laraine May

November 29, 2012

I am very sorry to learn of Uncle Sam's passing.

Gordon Wicke

November 29, 2012

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Gary May

November 29, 2012

Please accept my deepest sympathies.