LAWRENCEBURG — Buddy Roscoe Helton, 82, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the V.A. Medical Center-Cooper Dr., Lexington. He was the husband of the late Paulette Sayre Helton.
Buddy was born July 10, 1931 in Crossville, TN to the late David Franklin and Liza Jane Conley Helton.He served in the U.S. Army Special Forces during Korean Conflict and was an employee of National Distillery for 10 years, Central Screw, and Frankfort Habilitation Center for 10 years.
He is survived by three children, Allen Rocky (Barbara) Helton of Oneida, TN, Teresa Gail (Roger) Riddle of Frankfort, and Renee Heightchew of Shelbyville; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Kirk Helton, one grandson, two sisters, and three brothers.
Buddy chose to have no public services. Burial will be in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
The Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.