Ronald Dean May

Ronald Dean May, 71 passed away February 29, 2020 after one hell of a fight with cancer.

Ron was born and raised in Grafton, Iowa. He moved to Des Moines over 50 years ago. Ron retired from John Deere and closed Ron’s autobody in 2006.

His family was his greatest accomplishment in life. His favorite past time being spoiling them. Often you would find Ron watching NASCAR at his kitchen table on Sunday or watching the dirt fly at the local race tracks. In past years he excitedly attended all of his children’s school and sporting events.

Ron was the best father, grandfather, and friend anyone could ever ask for.

He is survived by his son James (Elaine) May, grandson Joshua (Alyse) May, granddaughters Nicci (Galen) Coulter-Ledbetter, Chelsea (Jake Ladurini) May. Great-grandsons Emmerson, Ezra, Emmett, Eli-on the way, and Parker. His furry grandkids Bear, Jed, Skye, Percy, Oppie, Ranger, and Meili. His sisters Shirley Olson and Carol Lechefski and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date.


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