Carl May, Jr.

Obituary of Carl Edward May, Jr.

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Carl Edward May Jr., Little Karol, 56, of Ashtabula died unexpectedly at his home on February 3, 2022. Carl was born on March 13, 1965, in Toledo, Ohio to Carl E May, Sr. and Judith May. Carl married his soulmate, Bonnie (Amsden) May on May 20, 2000, at Ashtabula First Baptist Church. Carl obtained his BS in Education from Kent State University and worked as a substitute teacher for Ashtabula County Schools for many years. He enjoyed working at Ashtabula First Presbyterian Church in a maintenance capacity. His love for trains led to Carl working on freight trains at the Jefferson Depot. Carl found his unexpected occupation working for Ken Forging, Inc. He learned a variety of skills and earned multiple titles during his 22 years there. He was an oiler, maintenance and sewage treatment technician. Carl enjoyed model trains, Great Lakes’ boats, visiting zoos with his family, camping with his wife and dogs, bike rides and backyard campfires. Carl’s love of dogs shined the brightest when he would visit the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League and over a few years he adopted three dogs whom he loved very much. A proud dog dad, he loved walking his dogs with his loving wife by his side. Carl was a proud member of Ashtabula First Baptist Church where he was baptized over 20 years ago. He served as a Deacon, a younger youth volunteer, and on the Christian Education Board, along with singing in the choir. Carl is survived by his wife, Bonnie May, his sister Mary(Kevin) Rossi of Mentor. His sisters-in-law Thirza (David) Lovejoy and Desiree Patterson. He also leaves behind five nieces, four nephews, three great-nieces, and two great-nephews. He is proceeded in death by his parents, in-laws Ronald and Marion Amsden, grandparents Peter and Caroline Maychrovicz, and Donald and Evelyn Clark and a sister-in-law Cannie Amsden. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at the Ashtabula First Baptist Church. In honor of Carl’s love for animals, memorial donations can be made to the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League. Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory are handling the arrangements
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Celebration of Life

3:00 pm
Sunday, February 13, 2022
first Baptist Church of Ashtabula
4353 Park Avenue
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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