Mr. Helton was a retired parts salesman with FleetPride and was a member of Consolation Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Helton of Villa Rica, Ga.; son, Nathan Sosby of Bowdon, Ga.; sister, Judy Smith of Douglasville, Ga.; niece, Teresa Estes; and nephew, Joshua Cail.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, November 30, 2012, from 5 to 9 p.m.
The funeral service will be Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Rosehaven Chapel with Brother Mike Powers officiating. Interment will follow at Consolation Baptist Church Cemetery, Whitesburg, Ga.
Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com.
Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville.