Nicholas Eugene Helsel

Nicholas Eugene Helsel, 31, of Sheepskin Flat Road, Roaring Spring, died Friday afternoon after a battle with diabetes.

He was born in Altoona, son of Debra L. Bowser.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Gary Bowser of Roaring Spring; and his grandmother, Hazel Howsare of Roaring Spring.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Eugene Howsare, and his great-grandparents.

Nicholas was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Roaring Spring.

He previously was employed at Edgemate, Roaring Spring, and Cove Shoe Co., Martinsburg.

Nicholas enjoyed riding four-wheelers, working on cars and motorcycles and Harley Davidson Motorcycles.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, by the Rev. Joe Surin. Interment will be in Holsinger Cemetery.