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 Forrest E May, Sr

Forrest E May, Sr

Birth
Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri, USA
Death 4 Dec 1996 (aged 68)
Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100120042 · View Source
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PEKIN -- Forrest E. May Sr., 68, of 1711 Memorial Drive died at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1996, at Pekin Hospital.

Born April 18, 1928, in Moberly, Mo., to Francis and Mabel Gravett May, he married Hilde Zollner on Dec. 16, 1952, in Barauth, Germany. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Forrest E. Jr. of Sibley; one sister, Betty J. Leathers of Raytown, Mo.; three grand-children; and three great-grandchildren. One brother preceded him in death.

He was a World War II Army veteran, serving as a military policeman. He attained the rank of sergeant while serving in the military from 1946 to 1953. He was a machinist at Hyster Co. in Peoria from 1952 until it closed in 1977. He then worked as a machinist at the former WABCO for 10 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Pekin First Church of God.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel. The Rev. H. Gerald Rudd will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at the chapel. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - December 5, 1996


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  • Created by: Alvin Oglesby
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100120042
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Forrest E May, Sr (18 Apr 1928–4 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120042, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Alvin Oglesby (contributor 47049777) .