George Ernest May Sr.

December 3, 1946December 25, 2018
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George E. May, 72, of Stafford, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at Vibra Hospital in Richmond, VA. He was surrounded by his loving family. Survivors include his wife, Jeanie, his son, George and his wife, Carolanne of Stafford, his brother, Tom May and his wife, Judy, of Stafford, his sisters, Nancy Tarbell, Sally Lindsay, Therese Hone and her husband Micky of Shirley, Massachusetts, his sister, Barbara Colon and her husband Danny, of Boca Raton, Florida, two grandchildren, Christian McKenzie of Radcliff, Kentucky and Sarah May of Stafford and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert May, his mother, Florida May and two brothers, Leon May and Richard May. Visitation will be held on January 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Home on Shelton Shop Road in Stafford. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on January 4 at Mullins and Thompson followed by a graveside service at Quantico National Cemetery at Noon.

George served in the United States Navy from September 1965 to February 1972. He married Doris “Jeanie” Sudduth on November 2, 1968. His son, George Ernest May, Jr. was born on January 1, 1973. For the majority of his career, he was an automotive mechanic and vehicle inspector. He retired from Triangle Service Center in February of 2014. After retirement, he enjoyed traveling with Jeanie and visiting friends and family. George enjoyed going deep sea fishing with his family and friends while visiting Massachusetts. He also loved visiting casinos to try out his lucky horseshoe.


  • George May, Jr.
  • Thomas May
  • Daniel Colon
  • Micky Hone
  • William Edenton
  • Brandon May


  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2019

George Ernest May Sr.

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Daniel Thomas

January 7, 2019

One of the best men I have known in my life , kind to everyone and The Color didn't matter to him, I will Miss You My True Friend And A Man That Knew Most Of My Family, Rip My Brother And Friend

Caroline Acevedo

January 7, 2019

So sorry for your families loss. George and my dad, Charlie Thomas were good friends when George worked at Shell on Route 234 many years ago. He was a great man.

Renee Buddington

January 3, 2019

Uncle George words can not describe how much I am going to miss you. Though I didn’t see you often I called and talked to you every week. I will miss listening to your laugh, asking me how work is going and how Mia is. I will always cherish the memories we made; like when we went to North Carolina for the week. We laughed all night playing screw your neighbor, making aunt Jeanie strawberry daquaris and playing bowling on the wii. I will also cherish how good you were to Kenny. He will always remember the fishing trips you took him on when you came home. I love you so much and always will. Please continue to look down on all of us. You are at peace now and with memere, uncle dick and my dad. I’m sure memere is just shaking her head at all of you. Until we meet again 💖

Peggy Eddy

January 3, 2019

I always enjoyed George & Jeannie’s visits to Shoppers. He was always talking to all of the girls on the front end. I had the privilege of working with Roberta (his mother in law). He will be truly be missed.

Diane Gauthier

January 2, 2019

George was my cousin but he was more like a big brother. My Aunt Flo used to babysit me while my parents worked. George loved telling everyone the story of how I got my nickname "Iodine". Our two families were very close growing up which is not true for all families. I will cherish all these memories from my childhood to teens to adult. Nancy and I would drive up to Brunswick ME to visit George and Jeannie where he was stationed. Later being able to bring my kids to visit them, Tom and Judy in VA. Ed & I spent a week with them while we on vacation. My mom and dad would always try to visit them either on the way down to FL or way home.

George is at peace now. We now have to remember him and he will never be forgotten.

Diane (Gendron) & Ed Gauthier

Erica Edenton

January 1, 2019

Erica Edenton

January 1, 2019

Erica Edenton

January 1, 2019

Judy May

December 30, 2018

I have so many memories....41 years of them!! George accepted me into this family in 1978 when I married his baby brother Tom. Since then there have been family gatherings, parties, a beach vacation to Duck in OBX, Thanksgiving Dinner at their house almost every year, casino trips to Charlestown and more recently on my 59th Birthday to MD Live in March 2018. Through laughs at family gatherings to tears at family sickness or deaths, I always knew through good times or sad times, George was always there for me.
I know Tom will miss their nightly calls.... we will both miss him dearly. But I know one day we will see him again along with Memere, Dick, and others who have gone before us. RIP my favorite brother-in-law. Until we meet again. ❤️

Jeanell Rogers

December 28, 2018

Mr. May was a very sweet man with a heart of gold. He will truly be missed. I will miss him coming into my office and talking junk about football and my Dallas Cowboys! :)