GRAHAM - Mr. Douglas Deleno May, 76, of 510 Doggett Drive, died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Eydie Couturier May, who survives, and the son of Paul Betha May and Mary Allen May, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
and retired owner of Country Café. Douglas was a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and a member of the Brotherhood of the church.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Paula May Horning and husband Robert, of Burlington, and Monique May, of Raleigh; two sons, Doug May and wife Jaymee, of Cary, and a son from a previous marriage, Brandon Douglas May, of Burlington; two brothers, Wesley May, of Smithfield, and Pete May, of Ramseur; and three grandchildren, Jordan May, Dillon May and Cole Horning.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Miriam Toney and Barbara Ann Hursey and five brothers, Maurice, Leon, Millard, Conrad and Rodney May.
Doug was a loving husband, father, brother and son. He always had a smile on his face. He loved good food, socializing and going to movies. He never met a stranger.
The funeral service will be conducted at Swepsonville Baptist Church on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Steve D. McGowan. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes before the service to lie in repose.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. At other times, they will be at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Swepsonville Baptist Church Brotherhood, for needy children, 2754 Darrell Newton Drive, Graham, NC 27253.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com