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Herbert "Hubby" Helms

December 30, 1943 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 76)

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Herbert “Hubby” Helms, 76, of Havelock, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at his home.

Herbert was born on December 30, 1943, in Wadesboro, North Carolina to the late Herbert and Minnie Helms. He was a dedicated employee at NADEP where he worked for 33 years and retired as an Aircraft Examiner Branch Head. In his free time, he could be found in the great outdoors where he was an avid dog hunter.

He is survived by his wife Barbara “Barb” Helms of the home; daughter, Wendy Meadows and husband Ron of Maysville; son, Rodney Helms and wife Angela of Havelock; brother-in-law, Larry Maddrey and wife Tena of Newport; grandchildren, Taylor Patterson and husband Jacob of Havelock, Ryan Helms of Havelock and Logan Meadows of Maysville.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, at Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens, officiated by Pastor Jack Franks. Friends are welcome to attend the service. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website.

The family would like to thank Martina at the Craven County Hospice for all her special care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the American Cancer Society at 930-B Wellness Dr., Greenville NC 27834.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Cremations in Havelock, NC. 

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Graveside Service
July 31, 2020

2:00 PM
Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens
908 Lake Rd
Havelock, NC 28532


American Cancer Society
930-B Wellness Dr., Greenville NC 27834
Tel: 1-252-695-6143

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