John Charles (Johnny) Helton, 80, of Ooltewah went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
Johnny was a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church and the Agape Sunday School Class.
He was a 1958 graduate of Central High School , an avid oil painter, a member of IBEW 175 and retired from Nabco Electric.
He was also a veteran of the US Air National Guard.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, James and Sallie Dixon Helton; brother, J.T. Helton Jr.; sisters, Louise Wooden and Alline Burns.
He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Harvey Helton; sons, Kenneth Charles (Amy) Helton and Jason Harvey (Dalene) Helton; two grandchildren, Kyle Reed Millsaps and Charles Walter Helton all of Ooltewah; sisters, Lila Williams, Peggy Bowman, Bernice Sisemore, and Christine Murray all of Chattanooga, JoAnn (James) Splawn, Huntsville, AL; brother, Kenneth (Diane) Helton, Ft. Oglethorpe; brothers-in-law, Ken (Eleanor) Burns, Beaufort, SC and John Harvey, Chattanooga; many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Bill Mason and Frank Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Tyner Cemetery.
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The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.
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