Stephen Franklin Helton
Stephen Franklin Helton passed away June 9, 2019 at the age of 69. He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Alice Helton and brother, Mike Helton. Stephen is survived by his loving wife, Linda Helton; children, Mathew Helton, Aimee Christner (Jacob), Shelly Cook (Jason), Christina Compton (Chad), Haley Schmidt (Matt); grandchildren, Bo, Ashley, Clayton, Maddie, Luke, Silas, and Kairi; great granddaughter, Peyton; brother, Richard Helton (Toni) and sister-in-law, Donna Helton and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Helton proudly served his country as a Marine from 1968-1972. He will be remembered for his colorful sense of humor, kindness and generosity to all he met and his love for wildlife and traveling
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Helton Cemetery, near Middlesworth, IL, with Rev. E. Wade Helmkamp officiating. Casual attire is requested. A celebration of life will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the home of his daughter Aimee Christner, 814 N. Morgan St. in Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to The Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.
Published on September 16, 2019


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Tracy Peterson
Sep 20, 2019
Aimee and Family
Words cannot convey how sorry I am for you and your family. I know how much your father meant to you and was so sorry to hear the sad news. Unfortunately I will be out of town tomorrow, but I’m sending you my love. Again I am sorry for your profound loss.
Love you
Aunt Tracy
Rachw Hurst
Sep 18, 2019
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