Gordon J. “Gordie” Helton Jr.
December 30, 1953 ‒ June 11, 2017
Formerly of Delaware, Ohio
Gordon J. “Gordie” Helton, age 63, of Marengo and formerly of Delaware died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born on December 30, 1953, in Galena the son of the late Gordon “Jessie” and Minnie (Wymer) Helton.
He was a graduate of Big Walnut High School in the class of 1972 and was a foreman of shipping and a forklift operator for the former Drypers in Marion.
On August 12, 2006, he married Becky Harris in Sparta.
Gordie had all sorts of hobbies, which included fishing, playing darts and pool, hunting, and golfing. He also loved roller skating and drinking beer. He never missed the Little Brown Jug, enjoyed going to Swappers Day in Johnstown, and going to the horse and dog track.
In addition to his wife Becky, he will be missed by his daughters Renee Runyon of Mount Vernon and Cassidy Helton of Marengo; grandson Ricky Myers; Brothers Billy of Centerburg and Robert (Denise) of Carmi, Illinois; sister Mary Ann (Donald) Evert of Sparta; and many nieces and nephews
Friends may call on the family on Friday, June 16, 2017, from 4-8 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074. Funeral services will be held there on Saturday at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in Galena Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Gordon’s family. Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com .