Eddie Ray Helms, of McAlester, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.
He was born in McAlester on Sept. 7, 1944. He graduated from McAlester High School.
Eddie was a longtime member of the Masons and Shriners.
Eddie loved hunting, karaoke and spending time with friends and family. He will be greatly missed.
Eddie married Allie Helms on March 17, 1984, in McAlester.
Eddie had three children, Clinton Ray Helms, of Atoka, Shane and Karen Flint, of Colorado, and April and Jerry Meadows, of McAlester. Ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and nieces, nephews, and other family members. Eddie had one brother, Jeff Helms, of Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Beatrice Helms, and brother, Terry Helms.
Memorial services will be at Bishop Chapel of Memories at 2 p.m. on Friday with the Rev. J.T. Carnell officiating.
Published on March 2, 2017