Edward Frazier Helms

June 16, 1945 - April 20, 2021

06/16/1945 - 04/20/2021

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Visitation
Thursday April 22, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square
116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869
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Cemetery
Friday April 23, 2021
Cedar Lawn Cemetery
Highway 258 North
Rich Square, NC 27869
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Service
Friday April 23, 2021
2:00 pm
Rich Square Methodist Church
300 South Main Street
Rich Square, NC 27869
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RICH SQUARE, NC – Edward Frazier Helms, age 75, of Cooke Circle, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital of Tarboro, NC.

Mr. Helms was born on June 16, 1945 to the late Myers Parker “M.P.” and Edna Louise Thomas Helms in Anson County, NC. Frazier was a devoted member of Rich Square United Methodist Church. He was the President of Transit Parts where he has dedicated his life to the business and the friendships that he has made over the years. Frazier loved his family dearly and enjoyed the time he got to spend with them. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Frazier is survived by his loving wife Thelma, of the home. daughter, Wanda Smith and husband Randy of Conway; two sons, Ricky Hoggard and wife Shirley of Aulander, and Ken Brown and wife Terri of Conway; three grandsons, Chad Smith wife Angie of Conway, Michael Hoggard of Aulander, and Colby Brown of Conway; granddaughter, Allison Satterfield and husband Alan of Roxboro; four great-grandchildren, Alex, Trinity, Brantley, Emily; and a brother, Anthony Helms and wife Anne of GA.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square, and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Rich Square United Methodist Church, Rich Square, NC, with Rev. Walter Johnston, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Rich Square, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rich Square United Methodist Church, PO Box 12, Rich Square, NC 27869 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Helms family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Pam and Keith Cullins
2 years ago

Thelma and Family….So sorry to hear of Frazier’s passing. I have some special memories of working with yall at the restaurant many years ago. Will keep you all in our prayers.

Tom Bley
2 years ago

Frazier was truly a great guy. Loved life and was fun to be around. Thelma and family may God keep you in his hand and comfort you.

Linda Johnson Parker
2 years ago

Donald and I send our sincere sympathies, Thelma. May God’s comfort and peace surround you and your family.

Linda Johnson Parker
2 years ago

Donald and Linda Parker

Richard Vaughan
2 years ago

He was a good business man who will be missed. My thoughts go out to the family.

Clifton W Sexton
2 years ago

I am so very sorry for your loss, Frazier was a good man and has helped many people during his life he will be missed by us all. I am sure God welcomed him home as a good and faithful servant, may God also comfort you all in your sadness.

Bert Tyler
2 years ago

So very sorry for your loss Prayers of peace and comfort for the family and friends. Frazier was a great man and will be missed!

Susie Johnson
2 years ago

Frazier was a special person. He was a dedicated family man and great friend. He and Thelma have been dear to my family for many years. My girls will always remember the Shirley Temples, Santa Bells and his famous lasagna. Rest in heaven, you deserve it.

Patti Northcott Henning
2 years ago

Mrs Thelma, Ricky, Wanda, Ken and families, I am so very sorry for your loss. Mr Frazier was a kind, sweet man and I was blessed to have known him. Sending prayers that God holds you closely and comforts each of you.

Mike Betts
2 years ago

Frazier will be missed by those of us in the heavy duty industry. He was a sincere and honest man and full of integrity! Our prayers are with his family!