ROCK HILL -- Mr. Otis "Toad" Helms, 85, of 2949 Starnes Drive passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at his home.
Funeral services for Mr. Helms will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at Park Ridge Baptist Church with Pastor Ken Fetuao and Bob Porterfield officiating with burial to follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
A native of Monroe, N.C., Mr. Helms was the son of the late Will W. and Mary Stevenson Helms. He was a member of Park Ridge Baptist Church and a former deacon. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company. In addition to his parents, Mr. Helms was preceded in death by his grandson, Larry "Cooter" Eugene Helms Jr.
Mr. Helms is survived by his wife, Ruth Hinson Helms; his sons, Larry Helms and wife, Peggy and Lanny Helms and wife, Billie of Rock Hill; his daughter, Libby D. Tucker and husband, Charles; his sisters, Kathleen Hinson of Monroe, N.C. and Jean Rowell of Rock Hill; his grandchildren, Mike Helms, Wayne Helms, Dwayne Tucker, Bobby Helms and Stephanie Helms; six great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Park Ridge Baptist Church, Building Fund, 5099 Trotter Ridge Ct., Rock Hill, SC 29732.