Helm, Walter Downing, 80, of Chester, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 23, 2008. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Joyce Carter, and is survived by his wife, Mary E. Helm; daughter, Karen Mize; sons, James S., Carl E., and Glen J. Helm; sister, Betty Jane Scott; step-son, Robert B. Aery; seven grandchildren; and a cousin, Dorothy Hawkins. Mr. Helm was the former operator of Helm’s Barber Shop for 30 years before his retirement in 1996. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10). Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Wednesday in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke, VA.