Obituary for William C. "Bill" May
William C., 69, of Louisville, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Kindred Hospital.
Bill was born on February 14, 1948 and grew up in Northern New Jersey, just across the river from NYC. He graduated from Ridgefield Memorial High School where he was twice elected President and in his senior year was elected by the student body as student council President.
He went on to graduate from SUNY and EKU where he majored in Law Enforcement. He began his policing career with the old City of Lexington Police Department. While serving there, he was drafted into the US Army during the Vietnam War. He served as an MP both at Fort Knox and overseas. After his discharge, he joined the Jefferson County Police where he served in a number of different positions before retiring with over thirty years of service.
He was a member of the old Jefferson Co. Police Lodge #14 and is a current member of Lodge #614 and the Jefferson Co. Police Commanding Officers Association. He was also a member of the Bonnycastle Club and was a KY Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William B.B. May and Lora Goudie May.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 26 years, Lisa Parrino May; two sons, Matt (Carmen) and Jeff May; step-daughter, Sara Kohls (Chris); step-son, John Wilkerson (Janet); grandchildren, Kendall, Haley, Max, and Nora; sister, Susan M. May; his beloved dog, Frankie; and numerous cousins.
His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Highlands.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the KY Humane Society.