Ronald Lee Helming, age 74, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021.
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Ronnie was born on April 15, 1946 in Hermann, Mo., the son of Benjamin and Zelma Blanche (Lusher) Helming. He was married on March 28, 1970 in Jefferson City, Mo. to Patricia Jean Hampton, who survives.
Ronnie was employed with Cargill in California, Mo. for 25 years, until ill health forced his retirement.
He enjoyed being outdoors sitting on the porch or doing yard work. Ronnie loved watching western movies and the Christian Network with his wife. He also had a soft spot in his heart for all the dogs he cared for at the house.
Survivors include: his wife, Patty Helming; three children, Ronnie Helming, Kathy Cooper, and Randy Helming; his siblings, Betty Schaffer, David Helming (Rebecca), and Ruby Eickhorst (Danny); his grandchildren, Chad Helming (Chelsea), Abney Cooper (Bailey), Haley Helming, Tammy Helming, and Natalie Helming; and his great-grandchildren, Andrien Helming, Coraline Helming, Mattie Napier, Sophia Cayton, Tristopher Helming and Devin Heming.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; son, Brian Helming in 2011; grandson, Dennis Helming; and siblings, Richard Helming, Jerry Helming, James Helming, Leeroy Helming, Kenneth Helming, Charles Helming, Bobby Helming and Helen Bryan.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ronald Helming Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 95, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102.