About Ronald P. May

Author, Historian, Public Speaker, and Preserver of Life Stories

Ron holds a Masters’ Degree in World War II Studies from Arizona State University. He is the author of four published books: three of them feature stories of World War II veterans and his most recent book highlights World War II Landmarks in Indiana. 

Ron May is a native of Erie, Pennsylvania and lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife, Glenda. He was a Lutheran Pastor for 25 years and a Navy Reserve Chaplain for 22 of those years. Ron currently serves as the Chaplain at Hoosier Village Retirement Center Community in Zionsville, Indiana. He is also a personal historian specializing in helping veterans preserve their military service stories. Ron does public speaking engagements focused on World War II history and veteran stories. He also portrays himself as America’s most beloved war correspondent, Indiana native Ernie Pyle, reflecting on his wartime experiences through a dramatic first-person presentation. Ron is currently working on the fourth volume in his anthology series, Our Service Our Stories.

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Our Service, Our Stories: Volume 1

Ronald P. May captures the service stories of 36 World War II veterans with Central Indiana connections.
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Our Service, Our Stories: Volume 2

Volume 2 captures 26 World War II service stories of veterans as well as women serving in auxiliary forces and more.
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Our Service, Our Stories: Volume 3

Volume 3 captures the stories of 25 people (17 veterans and 8 civilians) as they reflect on their World War II experiences.
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World War II Indiana Landmarks

Exploring Indiana’s World War II legacy by highlighting the former bases and current memorials, monuments, and museums.
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Ronald P. May

2085 Fahey Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46280
(317) 435-7636
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