The number of bodybuilding and fitness competitors who have died this year is much too alarming. And yet another name was added to that list recently with the death of amateur NPC bodybuilder Brian May. He was a prep coach in addition to being a veteran bodybuilder who competed several years ago.
May won a few different competitions in bodybuilding, one of which was the
So far though, the cause of his death is unknown but hopefully, we’ll be able to share more details.
Brian Michael May, 35 of Greenwood Lake, NY passed away on June 3, 2020.
Due to current restrictions regarding the pandemic, funeral services will be held privately. A memorial gathering in celebration of Brian’s life will be held in the near future, with details to be posted here as they come available. Arrangements are in the care of the Galante Funeral Home in Caldwell, NJ.
Born in Hackensack, Brian was a longtime resident of Pompton Plains, and a 2004 graduate of Pequannock High School before moving to Greenwood Lake, NY several years ago.Brian owned and operated a gym in Pequannock for several years until going to work for Local #274 as a welder. Always a fierce competitor and sportsman, Brian had a passion for bodybuilding, and was ranked in the Top 3 nationwide. He was a great baseball and soccer player, and an accomplished wrestler. Above all, Brian loved his friends, family and his dogs. A perfect day was spent out on the lake , in his boat, with his three loyal dogs by his side. A dedicated friend with a heart of gold, Brian would give the shirt off his back. Brian was fun to be around, and was loved by all who knew him; he gave 200% effort to whatever he put his mind to, and will be forever missed.
Brian was the loving son of Robert May and Loretta (nee Kampka). He is survived by his devoted brother Kyle May, his beloved girlfriend Trista, and by his three treasured dogs Bella, Brooklyn and Bonnie.
Our most sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Brian May.
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