Billy Ray Helmandollar, 75, of Rockwell passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Helmandollar was born on October 14, 1940 in Asco Hollar, West Virginia son of the late Mason Ray and Flora Bishop Helmandollar.
Mr. Helmandollar was educated in the McDowell County Schools in West Virginia and the Welch Vocational School where he learned to weld. He was a welder in the construction business.
Billy enjoyed wood working , selling at flea markets, painting, and gardening.
In addition to his parents Mr. Helmandolar was preceded in death by granddaughter Donna Henry and brother Walter Helmandollar.
Survivors Include his wife Carol Blackwell Helmandollar who he married on October 21, 1962; sons, Mason Helmandollar of Rockwell, Steven Helmandollar and wife Tricia of Elkhorn, NE, and Billy Helmandollar and wife Amanda of Cleveland; daughter Alisa Helmandollar and husband Russell Silva of Lexington; brothers, Darvin Helmandollar of MD, Buddy Helmandollar of VA, Roger Helmandollar of VA and Lincoln Helmandollar of GA; sisters, Eleanor H. Sullivan of GA, Darlene H. Reed of WV and Lula H. Fasold of VA.; and 18 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Powles Staton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday at New Testament Independent Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Bobby Uttley, pastor. Mr Helmandollar will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.