Roger J. May

  • Born: September 22, 1940
  • Died: October 23, 2019
  • Location: Wonder Lake, Illinois

Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory

591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
Tel. (815) 385-0063

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend

Roger J. May, age 79, of Wonder Lake, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 22, 1940, to the late Frank and Mary May. On August 18, 1962, he married Sandra Glosson, at St. Mary's Church, McHenry.
Roger proudly served in the United States Marine Corps for four years. In 1964, Roger started his own trucking business, May Sand and Gravel. He also served as the elected Highway Commissioner for Greenwood Township, for 24 years.
Roger was an avid antique car collector. One of his greatest loves was flying. As a proficient pilot, he owned a couple of his own airplanes and often went on trips with his family. He also took great pride in being a flight instructor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Sandra; sons: Daniel (Janet Neuman) May and Craig May; and grandson, Sam May. He is further survived by his brother, Frank May, of Florida.
Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mary May.
Private services will be held at a later date.
If desired, memorials may be made in Roger's name to the Wounded Warriors, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Semper Fi Marine, RIP

Posted by A friend   November 06, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to you, Sandy. Roger was such a huge part of your life for so many years and you were a huge part of his life. You were partners in marriage, raising your sons, establishing your business.Your love will live on forever as will the memories of a beautiful live shared. God bless you, Danny, Craig and Sam at this difficult time.

Posted by Frank and Marge May - Florida, FL - Brother   October 28, 2019

I left a message but can't tell if it went through. My deepest, deepest sympathy to you, Sandra, and your family on the loss of Roger.

Posted by Carol Johnson - Pingree Grove, IL - Friend   October 27, 2019

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