KILGORE, TX, US
U.S. Marine Corps
SGT, 3RD BN 1ST MAR (RCT- 7, I MEF FWD) 1ST MAR DIV, CAMP PENDLETON, CA
09/01/2010, HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN
Sergeant Kenneth May was killed on May 11,2010 in combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan serving his second enlistment and third deployment with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force
Kenneth Blaine May, Jr. was born in Kilgore, Texas on April 20, 1984. He was a 2002 graduate of Kilgore High School and attended Kilgore College. Kenneth was an accomplished guitarist and enjoyed all types of music. Other interests include gaming and firearms. He was a Christian man first and foremost and very involved and active with the Saddleback Church in San Clemente, Ca. near where the family was stationed at Camp Pendleton.
Kenneth’s friends and family will remember him saying, “The Warrior, whose sole reason for existence is War, is the seeker of Peace.” He leaves behind a legacy of being a loving husband, son, and dear friend.