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David Joe Helm

October 27, 1957 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 64)


David Helm, 64, passed from this life September 17, 2022 in Texarkana, Texas. David was born October 27th, 1957 in Nashville Arkansas to Jack and Doris Helm.
He was a 1976 graduate of Antlers High School. David worked at the papermill in Ashdown, Arkansas for over 42 years before retiring in October of 2020. David was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed hunting on his families Half Circle Cross Ranch in Finley Oklahoma with his brother Jay and his Camp Everett Buddies. David loved visiting the Florida panhandle and boating on lakes in and around Hot Springs. Most of all David loved spending time and traveling with his wife Kim, the love of his life and best friend.
David is survived by his wife Kim of the home in Ashdown, Arkansas. Daughter Haley Helm of Wake Village TX, Son Charles Helm of Ashdown, AR, Son Ben Elgin and wife Nikki of Spring TX, Son Dallas Elgin of Spring TX, Mother, Doris Helm of Paris TX, Brother Jay Helm, and wife Melanie of Little Rock AR, along with 6 grandchildren, Kristen, Cash, Watson, Glory, Jack and Alex.
David was preceded in death by his father, Jack Helm of Antlers, sister Jackie Helm of Paris, TX, grandparents, Everett and Katherine Helm of Finley, J.O. and Maggie Lou Goodger of Antlers and a granddaughter Lainie Mae Helm of Ashdown, AR.
Visitation will be held at 1 PM on Friday September 23 rd at Serenity Funeral Home in Antlers with a funeral to follow at 2:00PM. David will be laid to rest in the Finley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s name to the Finley Community Center P.O. Box 58 Finley, OK 74543.
Pall Bearers, Jason White, Jeremy Beaver, Clayton Helm, Mike Duncan, Ben Elgin, Dallas Elgin.
Services are entrusted with Serenity Funeral Service in Antlers, Oklahoma.

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September 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Service
145 West Main Street
Antlers, OK 74523

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