Dewey Helms

January 14, 1929 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 90)

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Mr. Dewey Helms, age 90, of Monroe, NC, passed away at his residence on Saturday, January 11, 2020. 

A Celebration of Life for Dewey will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Westend Baptist Church, 1611 Sanlee Church Road, Monroe, NC, 28110, officiated by Rev. Dallas Pressley. The family will receive friends after the service. 

Dewey was born January 14, 1929 in Union County, NC, a son of the late Curtis Helms and Dorothy Carter Helms. He was a salesman for Lance Inc. for 34 years. Dewey was an accomplished musician who mastered many musical instruments and founded several bluegrass bands. A great mentor who was respected in his community, Dewey was always involved in helping people. Dewey believed in helping others out of the goodness of his heart, not for personal credit or gain. Remembered as a good husband, father, and friend, Dewey will be greatly missed and never forgotten. 

Survivors include his best friend and wife of almost ten years, Janice Baker Helms of Monroe, NC, a son, Ronald Helms and wife Ellen of Charlotte, NC;  two brothers, Bobby Helms and wife Rae of Lancaster, SC and William Helms and wife Billie of Gastonia Co, NC. Survivors also include numerous grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents, Dewey was preceded in death by a son, Michael Helms. 

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Celebration of Life
January 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Westend Baptist Church (Sanlee Church Road, NC)

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