Thomas Upton May, 86, of New Athens, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens. The funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating. Entombment will follow at Valhalla Gardens Mausoleum in Belleville. Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of the arrangements.