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Almon A Helton

Almon A. Helton, 80, of Lincoln passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving family. 

 

Almon was born on December 17, 1938 in Adair Co., KY. the son of George Gilmer and Annie (Redford) Helton. He married Sandra Stewart on November 3, 1972 in Havana, IL. she survives him in Lincoln.

 

Almon is also survived by his children, Marcy (Matt Zufall) Booth, Jamie (Erin) Booth, Brandon (Jessica) Booth, Josh Helton (Eileen), and Zachary Helton; his siblings, Janice Helton, Phillip Helton, and Calvin Helton. Additionally, Almon is survived by his twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

 

Almon was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Barbara, Margaret, and Suzy; and his brothers, Loren, Paul, and Billy.

 

Almon was a “tinkerer”, he would rather have a garage full of parts and pieces than to drive away in something new. He was also a man who loved having an audience; he was known for playing his guitar and singing for anyone there to listen.

 

To say that Almon enjoyed fishing would be an understatement; in a way, it was part of who Almon was. Fishing was one of the many things in his life that brought him peace and joy. But above all else, Almon loved and admired his family; especially his main man, Zach.

 

A memorial gathering for Almon will take place from 4:00-6:00pm on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Memorial donations may be made in Almon’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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