Harry Helms

March 18, 1938 - November 21, 2020

03/18/1938 - 11/21/2020

Harry Paul Helms, 82 of Shadyside, Ohio died Saturday November 21, 2020 at the Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside Nursing Home.

He was born March 18, 1938 a son of the late Harry and Bernice (Younger) Helms in Dilles Bottom, OH.

He was a graduate of Shadyside High School class of 56. Harry was a U.S. Army veteran and a protestant by faith.

He worked for North American Coal, Powhatan Mines 5 & 6 and retired from the Y.W.C.A. where he worked in maintenance.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents, a son Brent Helms, and his siblings, Dorothy Krodell, Dennis Helms, Linda Helms, Eleanor Cross, Alice Helms and Erma Oaks.

He is survived by his beloved wife Germaine (Schleyer) Helms, his son Jeffery Helms of Shadyside, and his sisters, Patty Wienzreid of Bellaire, Ohio, Mildred (Lonnie) Bennett of Moundsville, WV, Phyllis Porter of PA, Wilma Helms of Reseida , CA and Nancy Wilson of Shadyside, Ohio.

In addition he is survived by a grandson David Helms of Shadyside, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with his wishes no formal service will be held.

Final disposition will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Memorial contributions will benefit the Shadyside Alumni Association at P.O. Box 176 Shadyside, Ohio 43947 or by going to “TMCFunding.com”.

Share your thoughts and memories of Harry with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Connie Robbins
1 year ago

Sorry to here about Harry. Always talked to Harry when he came in to Kroger for new paper an donut. Such a sweetie . Prayers

Joni Fox
1 year ago

Germane I am very sorry he was an exceptional gentleman

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Harry Paul Helms, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Harry Paul Helms, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Judie Mason Holler
1 year ago

Germaine and family, I am so sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. He was such a sweet soul. I was so glad he and Bill were in the same room at the care center. He enjoyed Reese cups and pop. May he Rest In Peace. RIP HARRY

Judie Mason Holler
1 year ago

Germaine and family, I am so sorry for Harry’s passing. He was such a good roommate for my brother at the care center.. such a sweet man, Reese cups and Pop. May he Rest In Peace. RIP HARRY