Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Gibson Funeral Home, Erie.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

ERIE, Ill. — Chuck (Ellwin D.) May, 61, of Erie, died Sunday at Trinity Pathway Hospice, Bettendorf.

Burial will be in Kingsbury Cemetery, Erie.

He was born June 5, 1946, in Dixon, Ill., to Darwin and Donna Lilligroth May. He married Linda Lucas on May 4, 1968, in Alpha, Ill.

He retired from Deere and Company Parts Distribution Warehouse, Milan, Ill., in 1996.

He was a member of UAW Local 79.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Piper (Andrew) Do of Burbank, Calif.; one son, Benjamin (Naomi) May of Rock Island, Ill.; four grandchildren; one sister, Krystal (Gary) Zaharias of Tracy, Calif.; and one brother- and sister-in-law, Howard and Barb May of Dixon.

Memorials may be made to Pathway Hospice or Autism Speaks.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Death date: Sept. 2, 2007

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