Walter Lloyd May

Male 1885 - 1973


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  • Born  6 Nov 1885  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Nov 1973  Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Russell Cemetery, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1867  Virts
    Last Modified  24 Jul 2014 

    Father  James Madison May,   b. 25 Jan 1849, Monroe County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1912, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Eveline Werts,   b. 1 Sep 1857, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1932, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Dec 1874  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F956  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth May Johnson,   b. 5 Feb 1888, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1974, Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Dec 1907  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Kenneth Keith Boyd,   b. 10 Jun 1904, Springfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1988
     2. Howard Wendell Boyd,   b. 21 Apr 1906, Springfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1997, Kansas City, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Living
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     5. Living
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F982  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Clarence May, Walter Lloyd May, Junia Effie May VanNice, William Stanford May, George Albert May, Lillie Clanin May, Helen Elizabeth May Henderson, Fern Louise May Pierce, Elizabeth May Johnson May, Belle Susie May Bradley, Ada Mabel May Robb, Ruth Evelyn May
Gass
    John Clarence May, Walter Lloyd May, Junia Effie May VanNice, William Stanford May, George Albert May, Lillie Clanin May, Helen Elizabeth May Henderson, Fern Louise May Pierce, Elizabeth May Johnson May, Belle Susie May Bradley, Ada Mabel May Robb, Ruth Evelyn May Gass
    Standing left to right: John Clarence May, unknown, Walter Lloyd May, Junia Effie May VanNice, William Stanford May, George Albert May. Sitting left to right: Lillie Clanin May, Helen Elizabeth May Henderson, Fern Louise May Pierce, unknown, Elizabeth May Johnson May, Belle Susie May Bradley, Ada Mabel May Robb. Front: Ruth Evelyn May
    Gass, others unknown.

    Photo courtesy of Gene Pierce
    John Madison May Family
    John Madison May Family
    Photo courtesy of Mary Elizabeth Noonan Jensen

  • Notes 
    • Chariton Leader, December 18, 1973

      Walter Lloyd May was born November 6, 1885 to James Madison and Mary Evaline May and was the second youngest of eight children. He departed to be with his Lord November 16, 1973, just ten days after his 88th birthday.

      Early in life Lloyd accepted Jesus Christ as his savior and always endeavored to live a constant Christian life.

      He was united in marriage to Bessie Johnson on December 18, 1907 and adopted five children, Kenneth and Howard Boyd, Mary Lou Johnson, Virginia Geary and Larry May.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, four brothers, daughter Virginia and two grandchildren, Glen Geary and Nancy Lou Johnson.

      His wife, Bessie, four children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive him.