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Eric Helms

September 23, 1948 ~ April 22, 2022 (age 73)


Eric Howard Helms 73 of Norwood died Friday Morning, April 22, 2022 at his home.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Harward’s Chapel Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Tuesday Evening at Edwards Funeral Home of Norwood.

Eric was born September 23, 1948 in Little River, SC to the late Ben and Thelma Cline Helms. He was a retired Dairy Farmer.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Gail Sweat Helms, three brothers, Eddie, James and Gene and a grandson, Alex Candelas.

He is survived by two sons, Robert H. Bruer of Albemarle and Mitchell W. Bruer (Ana) of Norwood. One daughter, Melissa Smith of Norwood. Three brothers, Charlie Helms and John Frank Helms (Mary) of Norwood and Raymond Helms of Albemarle. Eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


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April 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edwards Funeral Homes
120 College Street
Norwood, NC 28128

Graveside Service
April 27, 2022

2:00 PM
Harwards Chapel Cemetery
12658 Winfield Road
Norwood, NC 28128

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