Stacy Lee Helton, 50, Columbia City, Indiana, passed away at his home on January 22, 2023. Born on January 13, 1973, in Warsaw, Indiana, Stacy was the son of Roger Lee Helton and Tana (Fivecoate) Dingess. On December 14, 2022, Stacy’s life changed when he was diagnosed with stage IV cancer. Despite this heartbreaking news, Stacy remained optimistic.
After graduating from Manchester High School in 1991, Stacy entered the workforce. For ten years he worked at Shindigz before it ultimately closed. He was employed most recently at Gator Cases in Columbia City.
On June 30, 2001, Stacy married his best friend and the love of his life, Angie Miller. Over the course of the past twenty-one years, they enjoyed traveling together and making memories. They especially loved visiting Disney and various Minor League Baseball stadiums. Stacy was a fan of football, baseball, and hockey. He delighted in watching Notre Dame sports, the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, and the Philadelphia Flyers. In the last year he developed a fondness for smoking meats and cooking. Stacy will be remembered for his sense of humor and his love for his three cats.
The loving memory of Stacy Lee Helton will be forever cherished by his wife, Angie Helton, Columbia City; brother, Matthew (Natasha) Helton, Wabash; sister, Brandy (Tyler) Rash, Grabill; stepbrothers, Jackie and Josh Dingess, Laketon; stepmother, Sheri Helton, Roann; and his nieces and nephews. Stacy was preceded in death by his father, Roger Lee Helton; mother, Tana (Fivecoate) Dingess; and stepfather, Jackie Ray Dingess.
Family and friends may call Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. The family has asked you to share photos of Stacy under his obituary on the McKee Mortuary website.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Stacy Helton, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Whitley County, 951 South Like Street, Columbia City, Indiana 46725.
The family of Stacy Helton has entrusted McKee Mortuary with care and final arrangements.
Humane Society of Whitley County
951 South Line Street, Columbia City IN 46725