Christopher May

Michael May
went to live with his heavenly father on December 23, 2012. Chris was born on November 29, 1980, and for 32 years brightened the lives of his family and friends. He was witty, charming, creative, loved to travel, and was an enthusiastic supporter of the Chelsea Football Club. Chris was born and raised in the Houston area, and graduated from Westfield High School in 1998. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Texas in 2003.
Chris fell in love with teaching and taught 7th grade science and coached one of the basketball teams at Grantham Middle school in Aldine ISD. He loved children and found his calling as a teacher. He previously taught English as a Second Language in Seoul, Korea, and English to fifth graders at Anderson Elementary in Spring ISD. Prior to moving into the world of education, Chris worked in Marketing, and was also an Account Executive in the Retail and National Advertising Departments at the Houston Chronicle. For many years, Chris worked for Pappasito's and made many wonderful friends there. Chris will be missed by so many family members, friends, coworkers and a special lady who he loved very much, Katrina Bubb.
Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents: Myrtie and George Lowry and Gene May. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Linda and Louis Kleeman, father, Richard May, sister and brother-in-law, Alison May Powell and Cullen Powell, sister, Pamela May, brother, Robert Kleeman, nephew, Cameron Powell, niece, Caroline Powell, and grandmother, Katherine May, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 28, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77027, with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. The family will host a private burial. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Aldine Education Foundation, in Chris May's name. Please click on the donate tab.

Published in Houston Chronicle from Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2012