Billy-Helems Jr.-Obituary

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Billy R. Helems Jr.

Summersville, West Virginia

Sep 3, 1963 – Jul 22, 2021 (Age 57)


September 3, 1963
July 22, 2021
Summersville, West Virginia


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Waters Funeral Chapel Obituary

BILLY  R.  HELEMS  JR.,  better known as JR, left this earth on Thursday July 22,2021.  He was born at Fort Stewart, Georgia September 3, 1963.  He loved the West Virginia mountains that he called home where he spent many hours surrounded by their beauty.  He was an excellent fisherman, hunter and a knowledgeable outdoorsman, as well as a skilled woodworker, gardner and designer of detailed fly-fishing lures.  JR was a veteran of the West Virginia Army National Guard and a professional tradesman.  He will best be remembered as a loving husband, father and loyal friend to all those who knew him.  He will be greatly missed.


He was preceded in death by his grandparents Ina and Lokey Hellems and his father Billy Helems Sr.




Beloved wife             Laura Pedigo Helems


2 step-sons               Jonathan Morgan

                                Joshua Morgan       all of Nettie


Brother                       Terry (Rhonda) Helems      of Nettie


Aunt & Uncle                        Barb and Harold Judy


Aunt                                    Patty Gwinn



7 Nieces & Nephews

10 Great Nieces & Nephews

As well as many extended family and friends


Private funeral services will be conducted Thursday July 29th in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville with Pastor Dave Acree officiating.  Burial will follow at the Bowling Green Memorial Gardens in Kentucky.


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