HALLAM Tyler Wayne Helton, 19, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Windsor, York County. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Darrel W. husband of Rachael M. Helton with whom he resided and Kristi L. wife of Robert S. Miller, Jr. of Columbia. Tyler was a cook and waiter for Smith's Hotel, Columbia. A 2011 graduate of Eastern York Area High School, in the fall he was going to attend California University of Pennsylvania. Tyler was an active member of the Locust Heights Swim Team family, Columbia. He loved working with computers, especially designing games. He enjoyed going to the movies, and hanging out with friends. He will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, Tyler is survived by his brothers and sisters, Viktoria P. Helton of Hallam; Darrel W. Helton, II of Hallam; Savannah R. Helton of Hallam; Robert G. Miller of Columbia; maternal grandparents, Robert and Donna Troutman of Columbia; Sandra Peachey of Willow Street; Frank and Roberta Peachey of Lancaster; paternal great-grandmother, Willie Von Helton of Columbia; maternal great-grandmothers, Edith Kaufhold of Willow Street; Martha Peachey of Lancaster; and his aunts and uncles, Andy, Brad, Kevin, Brandi, Nikki, Bobby, Mark, and Candy. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather: Ray Michael Mowrer, and his paternal grandmother: Bonnie Nace. A funeral service for Tyler will be held Friday, July 13, 2012, from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, at 11 a.m. (Viewing 9-11 a.m.) with his great-uncle Reverend Harry Kaufhold officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Please omit flowers. Contributions in Tyler's memory may be made to: SPCA of York County, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406 (www.ycspca.org) www.cwkraftfh.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 12, 2012