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Richard Allen Helton

May 15, 1952 ~ June 11, 2018 (age 66)
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Richard Allen Helton passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, June 11, 2018 in Cypress, Texas. Richard was born in Pasadena, Texas on May 15, 1952. Richard is survived by his best friend and soulmate Terry Murphy, daughter Melinda Helton, sons James and Christopher Helton, his sister Terry Davis, brother Robert Helton, five grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Dorothy Helton and brothers Kenneth and Billy Helton.

Richard graduated from Cy-Fair High School in 1970 and was an avid surfer in his younger years.

Richard retired from the City of College of Station in 2013. Prior to his retirement he worked for the City of Bryan for twenty-five years. He volunteer coached numerous baseball, softball, and basketball teams for his children and played recreational softball.

In his retirement years, Richard enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, fishing, and watching the Astros.  He was an avid outdoorsman and sports fan. He loved playing fantasy football, Texas Hold ‘em, and was a 3 time family chili cook-off winner. Richard loved to travel, read books, and attend live music with his friends.

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