Obituary: MAY, JR THEODORE JOHN

Published: Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 a.m. MDT

Theodore John May Jr.Beloved husband, father, and grandfatherBorn November 15, 1934 - died December 31, 2011 due to complications from heart surgery. Ted was born to Carrol Peck and Theodore May in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Caroleen Mellen in the Salt Lake Temple in 1955. Ted retired as Exec. VP of Tracy Collins Bank, President of Tracy Mortgage Co., and as a General Contractor. He earlier served in the US Marine Corp. Ted was an active member and bishop of the LDS Church and served three missions, including New Zealand and England. He served in the Boy Scouts of America for over 25 years, receiving the Silver Beaver Award. Ted was one of the founders of the Temple Riders Assoc. (motorcycle group). He lived his life to serve family, church, and community. Ted was loved and honored by his family and all who knew him. Ted is preceded in death by his grandson Zachary May; his brother, Gordon Blackham; and his sister, Vanessa Montague. He is survived by his wife, Caroleen May, and his eight children: Nanette May, Marleen Oaks (Dallin D.), Brenda May, Ted May (Tonya), Shauna Markle (Marion), Ryan May (Tammy), Sandra May (Jerry Reynolds), and David May (Samantha Miestas). He is also survived by 32 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.Special thanks to the staff in the SICU at the VA Hospital for all their wonderful care.A viewing will be held on Wed. January 4th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Cottonwood 1st Ward, 5913 S. Highland Dr., Holladay, Utah. Funeral services will be held Thurs. January 5th, at 1 p.m., with an additional viewing starting at 11:00 a.m. at the same location. Burial will be held at Wasatch Lawn Memorial. To send the family a condolence visit www.legacyfunerals.com