Obituary- Bobby Don Helms (1968 – 2020)


Bobby Don Helms of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bobby Don was born in Waldron, Arkansas to JC and Helen Helms. He was 52 years old. Bobby Don attended Unity Baptist Church at Lake Hinkle, Arkansas.

Bobby Don was born and raised around the Waldron area. He was a good ol country boy and loved to hunt, fish and run dogs. Bobby Don would help anyone he could and never expected anything in return. He was fun-loving and enjoyed giving his friends a hard time. Bobby Don was always getting himself, and anyone with him, into an adventure of some sort…but a good time and a lot of stories was usually the outcome. Bobby Don was a hard worker and loved his family. He treasured time he got to spend with each of them, hoping to share a little of his spunk and spontaneity. Bobby Don had a great love for kids. He mentored many throughout the years sharing his love of hunting and fishing, leaving many great memories for years to come.

Bobby Don leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Ann Helms of the home, his children: Taylor Staggs, Rex Helms, Randi Brown, Jace Butler, Luke McEntire and Levi McEntire as well as his parents, JC and Helen Helms and one sister, Tammy Gardner. Papas Big Girl Ava and Little Coon Allie will have everlasting memories of their great Papa. Bobby Don will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including nieces, nephews, extended family of cousins, aunts and uncles, and a host of friends, co-workers, hunting buddies and loved ones he held dear to his heart.

Bobby Don’s graveside life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020, at the Center Point Cemetery in Hon, Arkansas with Rev. Jackie Smith officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Bobby Don’s pallbearers will be Lonnie McDaniel, Loyd McDaniel, Joe Hanna, Brian Root, Jerry Bob Metcalf and Eric Sandifer.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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