December 4, 2018 at 3:00pm

Memorial for Richard N. Helm ’59

HELM, Richard N., 81, died Nov. 11, 2018 in Fairhope, AL. Burial was in Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Spanish Fort, AL.

Mr. Helm was born July 15, 1937 in Decatur, IL, son of Cleotis and Madeline Helm. He was a graduate of Decatur High School, Class of 1955, and Millikin University; played the trumpet and was a solo player at his graduation at Decatur High School and after graduation played in several well known bands; served in the Air National Guard; held several jobs while living in Decatur, including at Caterpillar and Citizens National Bank; played gold and lived in several states including Illinois, Hawaii, Colorado, and Alabama.

Survivors include: his son, Todd; daughter, Leslie; four grandchildren. 

Published in the Decatur Tribune Nov. 28, 2018

Class Year: 
1959