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Lloyd May

November 30, 1942 — April 24, 2019

Donna- Lloyd "Doug" May, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Apri;24th, 2019, at the Aurora House in Weslaco after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. Lloyd was born on November 30th, 1942 in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He and his brother Robert grew up in Martinsburg where he attended high school. Shortly after high school, Lloyd joined the US Airforce where he served our country for the next twenty-eight years. Lloyd met Deborah Cooley in 1969 when he was stationed in Washington DC. They were married in 1970 and spent the rest of their lives together. Lloyd and Deborah raised two children, Jason and Jennifer and the family lived all over the country, traveling where Lloyd was stationed, spending several years in Florida, South Dakota, and Alaska, to name a few. Lloyd was finally able to retire, and they settled in Dallas where he continued working in the airline industry. Lloyd and Deborah began spending winters in the valley in 2007 and became permanent residents at Victoria Palms in Donna, in 2012, where they enjoyed the rest of their retirement. Lloyd and Deborah enjoyed traveling together after their retirement. They took eleven cruises and a few Amtrak trips across the country. They also enjoyed playing golf. Lloyd was a great musician, he played the guitar and had a great voice. He enjoyed visiting with the neighbors and singing karaoke. Lloyd was an active member of the Weslaco Elk's Lodge #2057 and American Legion Post #37 in McAllen. Most of all, Lloyd will be remembered by his love of Christ and his thirst for knowledge. He was a true student of the Word of God. He took online classes to learn more about the bible for many years and read the full Bible several times. He attended the Cowboy Church at Victoria Palms. Lloyd is preceded in death by his mom, Madeline Fulk. He is survived by his loving wife of forty eight years, Deborah, son, Jason D. May (Susan L) of Houlton, Maine, daughter, Jennifer D. Stone (Joshua) of Auburn, Alabama, brother, Robert Fulk (Vicki) of Martinsburg, West Virginia, grandchildren, Hannah, Cassidy and Jonathan May and Autumn Stone. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 29th, from 9am-12pm, with a funeral service at noon, officiated by Chris O'Loughlin of the Cowboy Church in La Feria. Burial will follow at the Rio Grande Valley State Veteran's Cemetery.
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