John R. Pickrell, Sr. 81
Passed away Sunday morning March 21, 2021 at SKLD Nursing Center New Lexington.
He was born August 21, 1939 in New Lexington. A retired employee of Lempco Industries after 5o years. Served his country in the United States Army, member of John Teague American Legion Post #188, New Lexington Eagles 2070 and New Lexington Elk's 509..
Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Wilma (Briggs) Pickrell, children; Johnny (Annie), Alan, Tina (Gerald) and Kim. His brothers; Donnie Pickrell and Tom Sheppard. 12 grandchildren & 29 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Goldie (Flowers) Pickrell Sheppard, father, Wilbur Pickrell, step father, Tom Sheppard, Sr., and brothers; Wilbur, Richard and James.
As per John's request cremation will take place. No services will be held. Chute-Wiley Funeral Home 118 S Jackson is in charge of arrangements. www.chutewiley.com.
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