Robert Andrew “Bob” May

Robert Andrew “Bob” May, 86, of Carrollton, passed this life on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at his home.

He was born in The Fork, Marion County, on Sept. 6, 1932, to William Marion and Gladys Pauline Boswell May. Bob was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church – Disciples of Christ, National Education Association, Kentucky Education Association, Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, the National Rifle Association and the “Hour of Power” coffee club at Welch’s Restaurant in Carrollton. Since graduation from Danville High School, he has been an educator most of his life, graduating from Campbellsville College with a bachelors degree and attaining a masters degree from Western Kentucky University and his Rank 1 from the University of Kentucky.

Bob began his career as a teacher/counselor at Meade County High School and then to various schools throughout Kentucky. He served as guidance counselor with Williamstown Independent Schools, assistant principal at Carroll County High School, principal at Carroll County Middle School, superintendent of Trimble County School System and principal of Prestonsburg High School.

Bob was at one time a partner in Craftsman Insulation Co. in Carrollton and also served his country in the U.S. Army from Sept. 21, 1953, until July 28, 1955.

Bob leaves behind his wife, Sandra Weaver May; his daughter, Jenna Lynn May Stevens and her husband Rob of Bedford; a son, Robert Bryan May and his wife Cathy Horn May of Lexington; four grandchildren: Abigail Lucille May, Jackson Weaver May, Robert Benjamin Stevens and Katherine Shea Stevens; an aunt, Dorothy Semonis and cousins Gayle Hundley and Roseanne Sinkhorn.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16 at the Carrollton Christian Church, Carrollton.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at the church with the Rev. Gene Weaver and the Rev. Tammie Douglas officiating.

Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at the Hopeful Lutheran Cemetery in Florence.

Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to: The Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street, Carrollton, KY 41008. They may also be sent to: Smile Train, 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017 or The Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at, tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary

Ishmeal Akers

Ishmeal Akers, 87, of Grethel, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in the Akers Family Cemetery, Grethel.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Mildred Anderson

Mildred Anderson, 87, of Bevinsville, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 12, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in the Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Emma Grace

Goodman

Emma Grace Goodman, 79, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Lancer First Baptist Church, Lancer.

Burial will be in the McGuire Cemetery, Prestonsburg.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Jacqueline Hall

Jacqueline Hall, 91, of Drift, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 11, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

Jimmie Dale 

Lawson

Jimmie Dale Lawson, 68, of Garrett, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial will follow in the Baldridge Cemetery, Hueysville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

Christopher Todd Miller

Christopher Todd Miller, 35, of Price, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in the Drift Cemetery, Drift.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Gregory Lee Ousley

Gregory Lee “Peck” Ousley, 58, of Hueysville, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial will follow in the Ousley Family Cemetery, Hueysville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

Connie Poe

Connie Poe, 70, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 12, at Big Lick Pentecostal Church of God, Salyersville.

Burial followed in the Poe Cemetery, Salyersville.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Gertie Smallwood

Gertie Slone Smallwood, 84, of Bevinsville, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Little Rock Old Regular Baptist Church, Bevinsville.

Burial will follow in the Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Georgia Stapleton

Georgia (Collins) Stapleton, 98, of Wayland, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 12, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in the Jones-Collins Cemetery, Lackey.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

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