Joseph K. Helms

January 12, 2019

01/12/2019

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday January 15, 2019
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Service
Tuesday January 15, 2019
6:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

Joseph K. Helms, 87 of Shadyside, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at his home under hospice with his family surrounding him.

Joe was the son of the late Lloyd and Florence Helms.

He was retired from the Ohio Bell Telephone Company, a member of the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church in Shadyside, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 52 Bellaire, Weyer Lodge 541 F & AM and Order of Eastern Star 489 Captina Chapter and a US Navy veteran.

Joe was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and loved his family more than anything.

In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Betty Zonker, Frances Scotka, Norma Gentile and Judy Boston and one brother, John Helms.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Bulger Helms of sixty years, his daughter, Kelly (James) Amato and son Scott all of Shadyside, Ohio; grandchildren, James (Jess), Eric (Kayla), Adam (Sara) and Karlie (Ian) Underation and his three great grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Jace, Grace and Beau Amato. Also two brothers, James (Trudy) and Jerry (Joan) both of Florida and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Tuesday from 2 pm until time of services at 6 pm with Chaplain Margie Carr officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens at the convenience of the family.

The Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct Full Military Honors on Tuesday at 5:45 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church or the St Mary Catholic Church or Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place by going to TMCFunding.com.

Share your thoughts and memories with Joe’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Jenny Lynn Shaeffer Bultman
3 years ago

Loved seeing my uncle joe on visits back to Ohio. Share my bday with my aunt Janice. Love them both dearly. My dad really liked my uncle Joe. I’m sure my dad was waiting at the gate for him.

Jean & Spike Hendershot
3 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with. all of you. God Bless all.

Jean & Spike Hendershot
3 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with you .So sorry for your loss.

Jean & Spike Hendershot
3 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with you so sorry.

Jean & Spike Hendershot
3 years ago

The Helms Family

Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Musuem
3 years 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 Joseph K. 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 Navy Veteran, Joseph K. 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 †

Dana Robson Workman
3 years ago

Janice and family,
So very sorry to learn of Joe’s passing, I fondly remember both of you in years past when our families would get together. God Bless You and hold tight to your wonderful memories

Jim and Sherry Kovalo
3 years ago

Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your Father.