George Edward Helm
1926 - 2010
George Edward Helm, 84, of Rimrock, Ariz., died Nov. 11, 2010 in Cottonwood Hospital. He was born May 8, 1926 in Mayer, Ariz. to Floy May Foster and George Heney Helm. Later, Mr. Helm lived and grew up, along with his brother Bill Helm of Camp Verde, and sister Barbara Mills of Kingman, at both the Childs and Irving Power Plants in Fossil Creek.
He attended school at Clarkdale and Camp Verde. In 1955 he started work at Happy Jack as a log truck driver for 30 years until losing eyesight in 1985.
Mr. Helm loved to visit, hunt, fish and fly his airplane.
He is survived by the love of his life, Dorothy, to whom he was married for 63 years. He had four children, Volly and wife Karen Helm of Rimrock, Joe Helm of Kingman, Charlsa and Gus Phillips of Pine, and Pat and Joe Leigh of Rimrock. He had many grandchildren and even more great-grandchildren.
He was a warm, kind, loving person and never met a stranger. He will always be remembered for his kindness and love of people and life, writes his family.
A visitation was held Nov. 14 at Westcott Funeral Home, with a service afterward. Burial was at Pine Cemetery in Pine.
An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.