|January 29, 1936 ~ May 19, 2015
Robert Edward “Bob” May, of Bella Vista, Arkansas passed away May
19, 2015 in Rogers, AR. He was born January 29, 1936 in Temple Texas
to Robert Melvin May and Lucy Gibbons May. He was raised in Dallas
Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from
He spent many years of his adult life working for Texas Industries (TXI);
he started as a lab tech and finished his career with TXI in the boardroom.
After his extended career there, Bob spent many years as a management
consultant, and spent his final working years as General Manager of
Beaver Lake Ready Mix Concrete. Bob was of the "Old School” his life
was dedicated to hard work, family and faith. An abject professional, he
would only accept a best effort and he relished a challenge. His favorite
saying was "If it was easy, monkeys could do it.”
Most of all, he will be remembered for his innate sense of fairness and
equality. He was a passionate outdoorsman and loved the mountains and
all types of animals.
He is predeceased by parents Robert and Lucy May and one sister, Mary
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 25 years, Ann, Pearce
May; two sons, Kevin May and wife, Peggy of Richmond TX, Lance May
and wife, Tina of Millheim, TX; two daughters, Catherine Wellman and
husband, Doc of Palmer AK, Kelli Drost of West Monroe LA and one
brother, Daniel May of Greenville TX.
Pappy will be especially missed by his ten grandchildren who have
benefited by his and Ann’s tireless work by having their college educations
funded by his vision. His legacy is Tyler May, Kelsey May, Reilly Rice,
Hunter May, Jackson May, Reagan Rice, Parker Davidson, Will Davidson,
Caroline Drost and Quinn Rice.
He will be missed by all those who had the luck of knowing him.
In lieu of flowers, we ask you to donate your time or treasure to your local
SPCA in his name.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Miss you already. Know that you were cherished and loved. You legacy
will continue. We have been taking solace in your loss talking about
Danny: I have looked many times for my friend Robert but did not find him.
This AM his obit is in the DMN. So sad he is gone, but hope to see him
soon in Heaven. I considered his family second family for me. We enjoyed
going to movies in downtown Dallas a good time & playing sports in
Lakecliff Park on 5 th st too.
May GOD give his GRACE & PEACE to all who mourn his passing.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
We were so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. The parties we use to have on
“High Meadow DR” will always be remembered. GOD BLESS Bob!!!!!!
Joyce and Charlie Gibbs
All of us from the TXI family were extremely sad to hear of Bob's passing.
He really was “one of the good guys” I'll always remember Bob asking me
to go with him to tell Etta Hulme about Vernon's death. Condolences to all
Julie Pazdral Fuller
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