BELLE PLAIN – Robert William Hellon Jr, 76, retired chemical engineer, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017. He was born February 11, 1941, to Robert and Vera (Sliter) Hellon in St. Louis, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Robert grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Missouri at Rolla. He was a 32nd Degree Mason for 50 years, belonging to the Winfield Lodge along with the Scottish Rite and Shriners of Wichita. Robert was Registered Professional Engineer in Kansas.
Robert is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carolyn Hellon; sons, Robert Michael (Sara) Hellon, SSGT Michael William Hellon, and Dennis Edward (Melissa) Hellon; sister, Vivian Coleman; 8 grandchildren, Robert John, Claire and Isabella Hellon, Case Payne, Lorelai Bishop, Ari, and Eli Hellon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.