William R HelmickApril 13, 1932 ~ February 28, 2017 (age 84)
William R. Helmick, 84 years of age, passed away Tuesday February 28, 2017 at his residence. Born in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania on April 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Marshall and Lulu (Rice) Helmick. A resident of Streetsboro the past 50 years, Mr. Helmick had been employed at General Motors retiring in 1991 after 32 years of service. During the Korean Conflict, he served with honor in the U.S. Army. Mr. Helmick enjoyed fixing things and will be remembered as a “Do it Yourself Man” who could fix cars and anything that needed his talents. His knowledge of politics was second to none. Gardening and taking road trips with his wife back to their native Pennsylvania area were special times in his life. His family will forever cherish the many fond memories that he has left for them. On March 8, 1955, he married Ella Helmick who survives at their home. Also surviving are his children; Larry Helmick and William L. Helmick both of Streetsboro, Marshall Helmick of Leavittsburg, Ohio and Jean (Gamal) Mohammed of McDonald, Ohio; siblings Arleigh Helmick of Mentor, Ohio and Mildred Drake of Eastlake, Ohio; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his siblings James and Kenny Helmick and Norma Jean Cristy. Funeral services for Mr. Helmick will be Saturday March 4, 2017 at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St.Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255, at 11:00 A.M., where visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Officiating will be Pastor Don Workman. Final resting place will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Shalersville Township, Ohio. His obituary, condolences and memories may be shared at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.