Clyde Everette Helms of Southport, NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, surrounded by his family.
Clyde was born on September 20,1944 in Hamlet NC to the late Riley and Elizabeth Helms.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jo Carol Helms, son Clyde Everette Helms, Jr, and brother Clayton Helms.
Clyde is survived by his daughter, Donna Overman (Tony), son Darrell Helms (Julie), sisters Bessie Sweat (Mac), Dorothy Johnson (Ernie), Helen Shy (William), Sally Leviner, and Betty Poole (Wayne). Clyde had six grandchildren who were the light of his life, Chad Dillahay (Natalia), Jessica Dillahay (Mike), William Helms, Joey Helms (Alicia), Brandon Helms (Alison), and Ashley Helms, as well as six great-grandchildren Lane Dillahay, Dalton Dillahay, Ethan Wood, Emily Wood, Caden Helms and Eli Helms. Clyde is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Per Clyde’s wishes a memorial service will not be held at this time.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1414 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401.