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John May(’79) passes at age 61

John May(’79) was recently featured in an article for the Fargo Forum:

Sadly, John May passed away last Friday at the age of 61.

It was a life focused on basketball. Where he grew up in the Washington, D.C., area, May religiously followed John Thompson coaching the Georgetown University men’s basketball team. When he headed west to play basketball at Jamestown College, May’s enthusiasm for the game was contagious.”I am going to take you under my wing,” May would tell his younger teammates.

He continued with that philosophy when he started coaching youth basketball in the FM area. He coached a traveling team called “Just Us.” Eventually he coached boys and girls teams called the “JAM Boyz” and “JAM Girlz.” The “JAM” could have been a reference to a slam dunk, but it actually stood for his name—John Amos May.

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Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 3. at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.

Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m., followed by the funeral at 10 a.m., Friday, March 4, at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo.

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Posted:March 1, 2016


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