Frank C. "Butch" May Jr.
Pekin, IL - Frank C."Butch" May Jr, 65 of Pekin, passed away at 5:40 pm, Tuesday, April 27, 2021.
He was born on April 3, 1956 in Pekin to Frank Sr. and Joyce (Phillips) May. He married Leslie Boyer, née Rudd, on March 3, 2018 in Pekin.
Butch was preceded in death by; his parents; one grandson, Austin May; and one brother-in-law, James Shea.
He is survived by his wife Leslie; one daughter, Jessica May of Marquette Heights ;one son, Trent (Nicole) May of Gulf Shores; one step-son, Nicholas (Kylie) Boyer of Pekin; six grandchildren, Colton May, Alexis Craine, Malia May, Nevaeh May, Lyla Boyer, and Bryn Boyer; one great-grandchild, Ocean Oqenda; two brothers, Phillip (Tracey Malott) May of Pekin and Richard May of Manito; two sisters, Teri(Bill Myers) Shea of Pekin and Sharron May of Tennessee; also, John (Katie) Moore of Pekin, and Joe (Christina) Moore of Texas whom he loved as sons and many treasured nieces and nephews.
Frank worked for Pioneer Rail Corp as Vice President of Real Estate retiring in 2019. He was a faithful member of Pekin First Christian Church where he served as a Deacon. His faith was very important to him. He was an avid Paranormal Investigator, diehard fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bears, loved to fish, sing karaoke, and was a master story teller. Frank was the rock of his family. His wisdom and support will be greatly missed. His greatest treasure was time spent with family and friends.
His funeral service will be at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory, 2131 Velde Dr, Pekin with Pastor Mark Foglio officiating. A visitation will be held on Monday, May 4, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, also at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin with Military Honors provided by the United States Army and the Tazewell Military Rites Team.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 1201 Chestnut St, Pekin.
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Published by Pekin Daily Times from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2021.