1LT Charles J Helms was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/08/1999 at the age of 51.9
Owensboro, KY
Flight Class 71-6
Date of Birth 07/06/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: Charles J. Helms Jr. Charles Joseph Helms Jr., 51, of 5440 Medley Road, Owensboro, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999, near Dorton. He was born in Arlington, Va., was employed as an office administrator and pilot for Kindill Mining Inc., and was a member of Third Baptist Church in Owensboro where he was church moderator and a past chairman of the Finance Committee. He received his bachelor's degree from Virginia-Polytechnical Institute in Blacksburg, Va., was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War where he was a helicopter pilot and earned the rank of first lieutenant, and he was a member of the Owensboro Amateur Radio Club. He was active with Boy Scouts of America, had been Cubmaster for Pack No. 76 of the Boy Scouts of America for the past two years and was a Kentucky Colonel. Survivors include his wife, Vicki Bennett Helms; two sons, Charles Joseph Helms III and Bennett Edward Helms, both at home; a daughter, Christina Helms of Owensboro; and a sister, Louise McLeod of Daytona Beach, Fla. Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at Third Baptist Church in Owensboro. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sorgho. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Third Baptist Church, General Fund, P.O. Box 808, Owensboro, KY 42302-0808; Boy Scouts of America, Audubon District, P.O. Box 487, Owensboro, KY 42302-0487; or DeLancey Street Foundation, Attn: Robert Leboe, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Burial information: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Sorgho, KY

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