John Leslie May

Dec. 14, 1946 – Aug. 7, 2006

John Leslie May, 59 of Sutherlin, died Aug. 7, 2006.

He was born to John and Lois (Gregory) May on Dec. 14, 1946 in Lebanon.

Mr. May was in the Navy from 1964 to 1967. He married Joann Burnam Hackett and they later divorced. He enjoyed reading, working on cars, the outdoors, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting and rock collecting.

Mr. May is survived by his daughter, Geneva Clark and husband Wade; son, John May Jr. and wife Brenda; six grandchildren; his mother, Lois May; sisters, Mary Irwin and Chris Savage; brothers, Jim, Calvin, Donald and Clinton May; brothers-in-law, Austin Irwin and Eugene Braack; and sister-in-law Nita May.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert May; sister, Rose Hubbs; brother-in-law, Rod Savage and grandparents, John and Gladys May.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at The Church of Christ at 18th and Long. Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.