He was born in Pensacola, Fla., on Sept. 19, 1952, a son of the late Charlie and Frances Helton.
He leaves behind to cherish is memory his wife, Rebecca; two daughters: Rebecca Leann Helton and April Hackler and her husband, Kevin; four grandchildren: Angelica, Timothy, Craig and Kenneth; numerous other family members; and a host of special friends.
The family will hold a private memorial service.
You are encouraged to share a memory of John and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfuenrals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Helton family with these arrangements.