Friday, January 25th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Rodney Helmer
  Rodney E. Helmer, 66, Greenville, passed away Jan. 23, 2013, at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born Feb. 23, 1946, in Greenville to Ralph and Thelma Coby Helmer, who are deceased. On Aug. 6, 1988, he married Debra Graham, who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Bruce (Tonya Beasley) Glaze of Greenville, Todd (Cheryl) Stevens of Greenville, Elecia Pitman of Denton, Texas, Ronnie (Rhonda) Helmer of Celina, Jerry (Melissa Frech) Wert of Sevona, Kary (Brandy) Helmer of Celina, Robert (Diana) Shaffer of Greenville, Andre Shaffer of Greenville and Steve (Lisa) Shaffer of Greenville; 29 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Ralph (Janet) Helmer, Lucreda (Joe) Brandt, Shelva Rose and Joan (Donald) Holdeman, all of Greenville, Dick Helmer of Troy, Bob (Joyce) Helmer of Troy and Beatrice Hergenrather of Piqua.
Deceased are brothers, Charles and Jackson Helmer and Ronnie Ray.
He was retired from Pax Steel in Coldwater, where he was a tow motor operator. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Steelworkers Local 4839.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville.
The family requests memorial contributions be given to Darke County Hospice.
Online condolences may be left at www.oliverfloyd.com.
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