Lynn Ray Helberg

Lynn Ray Helberg of Hattiesburg, Mississippi passed away at Asbury Hospice House on July 14 at the age of 88.

Lynn is predeceased by his father, Walter Frederick Helberg and his mother Lydia Shultz

Lynn is survived by his loving wife of Mary Jaqueline Helberg of 43 years. They married at First Presbyterian Church in Vicksburg, Mississippi on August 11, 1978.

He is lovingly remembered by his brothers Wayne Helberg of Mabank, Texas, and Gary Helberg of Tulsa, Oklahoma; his children, Debra Helberg of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Selena Bullard of Lancaster, South Carolina, and Christi Dyess of Hattiesburg, Mississippi; his grandchildren Adri Bullard-Rogers of Matthews, North Carolina, Brie Dyess of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Amelia Bullard of Lancaster, South Carolina, Addison Blair Dyess of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and his great-grandson Miles Bullard-Rogers of Matthews, North Carolina.

Lynn was born March 26th, 1933, in Breckinridge, Oklahoma. He graduated from St. Johnís Academy and Junior College in Wynfield, Kansas in 1952. In 1959 he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Accounting at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, followed by Concordia Seminary in St Louis, Missouri from 1952 -1955. He then served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957. Lynn was in the accounting profession throughout his career serving in key roles with U.S Steel, Marathon Letourneau, Old Man River, and M.G. Dyess before retiring in 2007.

Lynn had a passion for golf and was a member of the Timberton Golf Club in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

A service of remembrance will be held with immediate family and close friends at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 2:30 pm.