Ronal La Don Helson

Ronal La Don Helson

December 24, 1941 ~ July 15, 2020

Ronal Ladon Helson, age 78 of Crestwood, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at Advent Daytona Hospital. The Edmonson County native was born December 24, 1941 to the late Robert and Ethel Graves Helson. Ron retired as a maintenance worker from Commonwealth Insurance in Louisville, KY.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Smith) Helson. Ron and Nancy were members of Mount Tabor Methodist Church of Centerfield, KY. Ron had a very infectious personality which resulted in him having a multitude of friends. He was a very generous person with a huge heart and adored his family.
Besides his devoted wife of 25 years, he is survived by 2 sons, Bart Helson (Lynn) of Scottsville, KY and Nick Helson. Also, 2 daughters, LaDonna Houchin (Rick) of Bowling Green, KY and Dawn Haney (Bret) of Lexington, KY. “Papaw Ron” was also survived by 6 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, 4 great grandsons, and 2 great granddaughters. He leaves behind a very special brother, John Helson (AnnaBelle) of Sweeden, KY and a special Brother-N-Law, James E. Smith (Donna) of Barbourville, KY and their special families.
Ron was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Cleave, James and Bill Helson and 2 sisters, Beatrice (Meador) and Bessie (Meador).
Ron chose cremation which is being handled by Alavon Direct Cremation Services. His family will hold a memorial at a later date.


Deb Holtz - Niece

July 20, 2020, 10:59 pm

His smile and infectious personality will be missed. Love and prayers to Nancy and all his family.

Theresa Willett - Friend

July 21, 2020, 7:55 am

So saddened by Ron’s passing. Love to u Dawn and family.

Richard Clark

July 21, 2020, 4:30 pm

So sorry for your loss, I’ll keep the family in my prayers.
RIP Ron.

Frances Chapman - Friend

July 28, 2020, 2:00 pm

Such a loss .. Ron was a great guy and an even greater friend.. Always got a huge smile and a big hug every time I went to see him .. So free with his laughter and his kindness .. Will always cherish the memories of all the good times we had .. Prayers for Nancy and all the family .. RIP my dear friend ..

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