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James Forrest Helfrich 1934-2013

James Forrest Helfrich, 79, formerly of Urbana, passed away quietly on Friday, September 6, 2013. Mr. Helfrich was a long-time volunteer in many different aspects of Troop 11 in Urbana.

James was a resident at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, OH.

He was born on February 16, 1934 in Urbana, OH, the son of John Walter and Martha (Bozman) Helfrich. James graduated from Urbana High School in 1952 and retired from Grimes after 30 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954-58, and was then transferred to the U.S. Navy Reserves until 1978. James then served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves from 1978-1990.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Helfrich and his wife Dorothy of Naples, FL, and Joseph Helfrich and his wife Tonnya and their two daughters, Amanda and Alison, all of Greenville, and sister, Nancy Canipe of White Oak, GA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Georgia (Zook) Helfrich of West Liberty, OH.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in the WALTER & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 642 S. Main St., Urbana, with Rev. Linda Sprick-Kruse officiating. Inurnment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, OH.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.comExternal Link.

His full obituary can be found online from the Urbana Daily Citizen website at http://urbanacitizen.com/main.asp?SectionID=11&SubSectionID=81&ArticleID=164052&TM=34895.1External Link


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