U. Boyce Helms ’47

U. Boyce Helms ’47 of Winston-Salem, N.C., died September 4, 2006. During World War II, he served in the Tenth Armored Division in the European Theatre of Operations. He was wounded in action and was awarded the Purple Heart. His career included thirty-seven years with General Motors Acceptance Corporation, where he retired as district sales manager in 1985. While at GMAC, he worked in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Winston-Salem. Upon retirement, Boyce embarked upon a second career as a deposition recorder for a court service in Winston-Salem. He was a member of Parkway Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. He served at various times as an elder, deacon, adult Sunday school teacher, and choir member. Survivors include his wife Evangeline Carpenter Helms, 3248 Robin Hood Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106; son David Helms and wife Kathy; daughter Sharon Helms-Dulin and husband Max Dulin; and grandchildren Adam and Katie Helms.