Ron Helton Passes

{nl}RON HELTON PASSES: Longtime friend of local racing, Ron Helton, passed away on Tuesday, January 13th. Ron  served the local racing scene in many capacities during his life. He was best known in his early years as the Crew chief for legendary short track driver Wayne Niedecken Sr. Ron also served as crew member during the early years of Wayne Niedecken Jr.'s career. More recently, Ron had switched his focus to the career of Chris Bayhi, the very successful Vintage Class driver in the local Dirt Track circles. Ron was also well known and respected for his opinions on local racing message boards, where he was affectionately known as " Suitcase".  Ron will be missed by the entire racing community. {nl}Funeral Arrangements{nl}Oak Lawn Funeral Home{nl}New Warrington Road{nl} {nl}Sat: 6PM  -8PM  Visitation & Small Memorial Service{nl}In Lieu of Flowers  Donations @Pen Air Credit Union Hwy 98 in Ronnie Helton

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