Dr. Raymond Helston

1930 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Dr. Raymond Helston Obituary
Dr. Raymond Helston June 7, 1930 - May 26, 2012 Dr. Raymond Helston,age 81, resident of Culleoka, TN and formerly of Bakersfield,Ca passed away May 26 in TN. An accomplished pianist, a high school math teacher, missionary to the NW Territories, and a beloved doctor for 46 years, Dr. Helston is remembered as a caring man that would help anyone. Originally born in Toronto, Canada to the late Herbert and Violet Helston he has been a U.S. citizen for over 14 years. Dr. Helston was preceded in death by his son Daniel Helston. He is survived by his wife Beth of 42 years, his seven children: David (Carrie)Helston of N.C., Wendy(Hans) Elgby of Saskatchewan, CA, Lori Kernick of Alberta, CA, Deborah (Tony) Ware of Alberta, CA, Graham (Brenda) Helston of Bakersfield, CA, Brendon (Jenny) Helston of Bakersfield, CA and Angela(Martin) Benefield of Culleoka, TN, 26 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Memorial services for Dr. Helston will be held Saturday, June 16, at Noon, at the First Assembly of God Church 4901 California Ave., in Bakersfield. The family will receive friends starting at 11:00 a.m. until service. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 14, 2012
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