Leslie Alfred May

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Leslie Alfred May, 82, of Cumming passed away at home on Jan. 30, 2011. Born in Gulfport, Miss., he was the son of the late Joseph and Velma May.
Mr. May retired from the U.S. Navy as a master chief. He served in World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. During his time in service, he was on the first U.S. commissioned nuclear submarine, where he served as COB and was master chief radioman. Mr. May was a member of the VFW and Eagles Club of Paducah, Ky. Mr. May was able to see many of the countries around the globe but considered the U.S.A. "the best country in the world".
Survivors include his beloved wife, Margaret May of Cumming; son, Allen May of Cumming; daughters, Marcie May of Florence, Ky., Michele May Gipson of Cumming; brother, John (Cornetta) May of Paducah, Ky.; grandchildren, Stacy Gipson, Jesse Allen May, Margret Von Zerhusen, John Kistler; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services with full military honors will be held Thursday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in ForsythNews.com from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2011
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