William O’Keefe Helms, Jr., born July 22, 1955, made his final transition to Glory Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Life Care Nursing Home in Jefferson City following a long illness. Billy was preceded in death by his father, Rev. W.O. Helms; brother, Roy G. Helms; uncle, Dr. Crampton Helms, his grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his wife Carol Helms; son, Andrew Helms; daughter, Virginia Helms; mother, Anne Helms Lorick; sister, Constance Helms Shepherd; and one grandson, Tristan Baker; along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Bill was an accomplished musician, song writer, vocalist and guitarist. He had a great love for the mountains, rivers and for fishing.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home
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