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Volunteer of the Month – Billy Helton

Posted on August 27, 2021

Meet Billy Helton, a dedicated volunteer being honored as volunteer of the month for August 2021. Billy will be celebrating 19 years of volunteer service next month. Learn more about him below:

Billy Helton is August 2021 Volunteer of the Month

What area(s) do you volunteer? Day Surgery

Why did you choose to volunteer at Morristown-Hamblen? To help people. I also enjoy meeting people.

Where are you from? Morristown

What is a random fact or talent about yourself? I like to raise baby calves on bottle and enjoy growing flowers.

What is your favorite food? Chicken Tenders

If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be and why? My parents, so I could be with them one more time.

What is your favorite TV show or movie? The Waltons and Gunsmoke

What is your greatest accomplishment? Being married to the same woman for 60 years in October.

Would you choose a free trip or money? Take the money to buy some calves and give the rest to my wife.

What is your favorite childhood memory? As a boy I was raised on a farm. We worked in hay, tobacco, and raised most of our food which my mother canned for the winter. We had cows which we milked. The milk we didn’t use but sold to the dairy. When not working, I got together with neighbor boys and we played ball.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know our volunteer of the month. If you are interested in volunteering at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System like Billy, please visit

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