William E. Helms "Bill", age 87 of Chester, PA passed away on February 17, 2018 at Foulk Manor North surrounded by his family.
He was born on June 7, 1930 to the late William H. and Ruth (nee Wanner) Helms. He was the brother of the late Elwood Helms.
Bill served in the US Air Force and was a Korean War veteran. He was a member of the Delaware Veterans Post #1. Bill retired from the Sun Oil Co. after working for 40 years. His hobbies were playing golf, shooting pool and playing cards. Bill also enjoyed spending time with his family and especially enjoyed watching his granddaughter Faith play softball.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years Roberta Helms, loving children Richard and William (Carrie) Helms Jr. and 3 grandchildren Nathaniel, Faith and Sammi.
Memorial Service will be 12 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, 343 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden.
Visitation will be from 11 AM to 12 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions in Bill's name may be made to: Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Dr., Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713.
Online Condolences may be placed at www.mcgfh.com