Roy J. Helm (1928 - 2015)

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Roy J. Helm, 87, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Fayette County, passed away on Dec. 30, 2015.
A celebration of life and dinner will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Mason Cemetery in Mason.
Mr. Helm was born on March 30, 1928, in Fayette County, the son of Roy A. and Urilla Helm. He married Geraldine Norris of Mason on Sept. 7, 1949.
The Helms moved in the 1950s to Colorado Springs, where Roy served in the U.S. Army. He went on to become a master barber, and owned and operated Roy's Barber Shop. He later worked as the head of maintenance for the Harrison School District.
He is survived by special friend, Phyllis Irsik, of Colorado Springs; sons, Dennis Helm and his wife Joanna of Vandalia, Mark Helm of Denver, Colo.; and Brian Helm and special friend Mindy of Falcon, Colo.; grandchildren, Amy, Mindy, Cammie, Robin, Jamie, Chris and Samantha; great-grandchildren, Ella and Lilly; sisters, Marcella Haslett of St. Elmo and Dorothy Dickerson of Decatur; brother-in-law, Bob Osborne; Geraldine and Donald Schwartz; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion, Jewels.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lodema Brewbaker, Sara Osborne and Gladys Wikoff; brothers, Charles and Gerald Helm, infant brother; and grandson, Matthew Helm.
Published in The Leader-Union on Jan. 13, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue | Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | (719) 471-9900
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