Richard Michael Helton

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mr. Richard Michael Helton, 62, of Blytheville, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Blytheville.

He was an area resident and former employee of Tenaris, where he worked in quality control. Richard was a member of the North 10th Street Baptist Church and served his country with honor in the U.S. Air Force.

Richard is survived by his wife, Cynthia Tegethoff Helton of Blytheville;

A son, Michael Helton and his wife April of Katy, Texas;

Three grandchildren, Savannah Helton, John Helton and Chloe Helton; and

A sister, Elaine Trotter of Dallas, Texas.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Max Briley officiating. There will be a 2 p.m. graveside service Friday afternoon at the Eldad Baptist Church Cemetery in Trenton, Tennessee.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Cobb Funeral Home.