Russell Helm, 70, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday June 10, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was a native of LaRue County; worked for Gene Henderson Heating and Air; was a member of Lyons Missionary Baptist Church and loved to sing gospel music.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Helm; his parents, Elbert and Ethel Elkins Helm; a brother, Robert Helm; and two sisters, Monterey Olds and Dora Mae Cruse.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary Embry Helm; three sons, Russell Wayne Helm, Jeff (Tammy) Helm and Greg (Melissa) Helm, all of Elizabethtown; one sister, Barbara Underwood of Louisville; six grandchildren, Jessica, Andrea, Ashlee, Alissa, Kayla and Cody; and two great-grandchildren, Lovella and Jesslynn.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with Elder Neal Forshee officiating. Burial follows in Hardin Memorial Park in Elizabethtown.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and continues at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.