Kenneth “Mark” Helms, Jr., 68, of Bessemer City, passed away at CaroMont Regional Medical Center on April 15, 2022. He was born January 11, 1954, in Mecklenburg County, to the late Kenneth Marcellous Helms, Sr. and Betty Jean Flowers Helms.
He is preceded in death by stepson, Chris Wolfe; brothers-in-law Jody Dover, Lewis Dover, Tim Auten and Carol Earley; mother-in-law, Ethel Dover; his dog Roscoe.
Mark was an avid card player. He loved going on cruises, Carolina Tarheels, Dallas Cowboys, and Atlanta Braves. Mark especially loved spending time with his family.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 8 years, Chrissy Helms; daughter, Gina Helms; son, Danny Helms (Demi); stepdaughter, Codie Gibson (Jeff); sisters, Debbie Hawley (Steve), Libby Langley (George); brothers, Daniel Helms (Rhonda); Sam Helms (Hope); 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home.
Mark’s celebration of life service will be held at 5:00 PM Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home with Chaplain George Langley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN, 38105.
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