Ralph Robert “Bud” May of St. Germain died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Milestone Senior Living in Woodruff. He was 92.

Mr. May was born March 10, 1927, in Barton to Peter and Alma May. 

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard.

He married Violet Goeh­ring June 26, 1948.

Mr. May was a carpenter with Leroy Bley Construction for many years. 

He and his wife were members of Community United Church of Christ (UCC) in St. Germain and actively involved with the UCC Thrift Shop.

He loved woodworking, fishing, gardening, carpentry and spending time with his family.

Mr. May was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Arnold and Harrold.

He is survived by his wife, Violet; one son, Peter (Jessica); two grandchildren; and four nieces. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at Community UCC in St. Germain, with a memorial gathering from 10:30 a.m. to the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Howard Young Foundation Dr. Kate Hospice, Milestone Senior Living or Community UCC.

Nimsgern Funeral and Cremation Services in Woodruff is serving the family.