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Donald Dean Helmick

February 15, 1931 — September 21, 2018

Donald Dean Helmick, age 87 of Hickory Hill Road, Old Fields, WV, formerly of Moorefield, WV passed away Friday afternoon, September 21, 2018 at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, VA. Born of February 15, 1931 in Moorefield, WV he was a son of the late Parren Lester Helmick and Maude Frances Funkhouser Helmick. Three brothers and four sisters also preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and enjoyed tagging along with the WV DNR when they were tagging native black bear. Handy with his hands he enjoyed building, tinkering and planting a large garden that he shared with everyone. Surviving is a daughter, Nancy Helmick Bell and husband Robert Bell, Jr. of Old Fields, WV; two sisters, Emma Jean White of Cumberland, MD and Marian Hose of Augusta, WV; four grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the Fraley Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor William Rowley officiating. Interment will follow with Military Graveside Rites Accorded by the U.S. Air Force and Moorefield Veterans Honor Guard at the Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 7 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the charity of choice.
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