Harold Manford Hellickson

Harold Manford Hellickson, 83, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at his residence.  He was born in Spring Grove, MN, to the late Donald and Elsie Hellickson.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Howard Hellickson, Victor Hellickson, Jerome Hellickson, and his sister Wanda Pieper.  Before settling in Hendersonville, he also resided in Atlanta, GA and Winona, MN.

Harold worked in sales, marketing, and research and development for Olin Corporation.  He was also involved in NAACP, Henderson County Elections, Occupy Hendersonville, Democracy North Carolina, Meals-on-Wheels, and The Curmudgeons.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Judy Hellickson; daughters, Leah Craver (Allan Craver) of Douglasville, GA, Jami Hellickson (Ken McGimsey) of Issaquah, WA, and Kira Backes (Joe Backes) of Auburn, CA; grandchildren Ashleigh Morris (Robert Morris), Robert Craver, Joshua McGimsey, Amelia Backes; great grandchild, Robert Morris; sisters, Ancy Hellickson, of Caledonia, MN, and Erma Hellickson of Kent, WA.

A memorial service will be held at one o’clock p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Shuler Funeral Home with Rabbi Philip Bentley officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue at the below link:


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