Alonzo Miller Helms Jr
Aug 28, 1934 - Feb 6, 2012
Alonzo was born on August 28, 1935 in Scammon, Kansas. On February 6, 2012, in Sacramento, he went to live with our Lord. Al, also known as “Junior”, lived a full and blessed life and loved his family and they loved him.
He served our country in the Korean War as a Navy Seaman on the USS Philippine Sea and retired after 37 years employed by the Sacramento County Water Quality Control. He attended Elk Grove High School and grew up in Wilton.
Junior is greatly missed by his family and friends especially for his crazy jokes, stories and unforgettable chuckle. He was a good friend to many and the greatest husband, dad, grandfather and great grandfather!
He is preceded in life by his first wife Retha, his mother and father and brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife Carol, daughters Gayle Hirahara (Burt), Marla Rose (Ron), grandchildren Garrett (Tifffany), Ryan, Matthew, Justin (Jovi), and Brandon (Charity), great-granddaughter Katelynn and one great-granchild due to arrive this summer. He is also survived y his stepfamily of four children, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA