On Sunday April 18, 2021 loving husband, father and grandfather Robert Lee Helton, Jr. of Burtonsville passed away at age 64.
Robert was born on April 5, 1957 to Robert and Thelma (nee Thomas) Helton, Sr. He was raised in Beltsville and Graduated from High Point High School in 1975. In 1979 he married Deborah Coon.
Robert was most proud of the life, family, and home that he and Debbie built together. They raised a wonderful son Christopher who went on to raise a few sons of his own. Roberts pride for his family was written all over his face whenever he spoke of them.
A couple of Roberts hobbies were hunting and motorcycles. If you could not find him in the woods hunting or on a bike riding, you would find him working around his house. He loved being outdoors. He had an infectious smile and colorful sense of humor and enjoyed being the center of attention. He also liked to say “If you weren’t 15 minutes early… You are Late!” he was always on time. Robert was also a patriot. He loved this country. He was always wearing or flying an American flag or telling you what it meant to him.
Robert was passionate about his job. He started working at Halle Enterprises, Inc July 29, 1976 until his passing. Over those 44 years Robert, Cookie and Martha Halle developed a very special bond.
He is survived by his beloved wife Debbie of 42 years, their son Chris, and his wife Katrina, three grandsons Devin, Nolan, Rylan and one granddaughter Kylie, devoted sister Loretta Bemis and her husband Kris a loving brother-in-law, Robert Coon and his Wife Marsha and Fur baby Gunner. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Bobby and his mother, Thelma.
Relatives and friends are welcome to visit at the Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P.A., 12540 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 on Thursday, April 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday, April 23 from 12 to 1 p.m. where a funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Interment to follow at the Union Cemetery, Burtonsville, Maryland.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to CHN Canine Humane Network 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland MD 20777.
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CHN Canine Humane Network
13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland MD 20777