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William Kenneth May

September 3, 1945 - May 15, 2018
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Funeral service for Mr. William Kenneth May, age 72, of Fayetteville, TN (formerly Franklin County), will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Don Gatlin and Bro. David Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Mr. May was born on September 3, 1945 in Beans Creek, Huntland, TN to the late Russell and Inez Virginia Davis May. He attended Brown Teal Road Baptist Church. He loved to hunt, fish and farm. Mr. May passed away on May 15, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years come this September, Nancy Faye Tankersley May; daughter, Dara Alicia (Mike) Pitts of Fayetteville, TN; daughter-in-law, Tracie Bennett May of Lynchburg, TN; grandchildren, Jordan Lyndsay May, Cayla Lane May, Dalton Bennett May, Levi Keith May, Makensey Delane May, Abigail Mae Pitts, Olivia Brooke Pitts, and William Evan Pitts; brother, Harry Ray “Billy” (Jean) May of Belvidere, TN; sister, Joyce Ann (Wayne) Hayes of Huntland, TN; and siters-in-law, Josephine Thomas and Hermaline Jones. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Keith May.

Visitation with the family will be held at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. May.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at ATTN: Memorials Processing, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Schedule of Services
  • Service Location
  • Higgins Funeral Home
  • Visitation
  • Date: May 17, 2018
    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: May 18, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM
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