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Boyce W. Pickett, Green County, KY (1921-2013)

He was a native of Kemp, KY. Mr. Pickett was a WWII veteran having served in the United States Army from 1942-1945. He owned and operated Pickett's Grill in the Eldorado Bowl for 22 years and also operated Pickett's Painting Business. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #99 and the American Legion Post #105. He was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was an avid hunter, raised bird dogs, and enjoyed bowling. He played baseball for the St. Louis Brown's Association and also volunteered as a Little League coach in Springfield and Decatur

Mr. Boyce W. Pickett of Decatur, Illinois, son of the late J.W. Pickett and Eunice V. Orr Pickett, was born on December 8, 1921 in Kemp, Kentucky, and departed this life on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at his home. He was 91 years of age.

The funeral services locally for Mr. Boyce W. Pickett will be held at 11amCT/12pm noon ET, Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Orr Cemetery in Green County with full military honors. Bro. Larry Wisdom will be officiating. Visitation is requested after 9amCT/10amET, Thursday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.


Boyce W. Pickett, Green County, KY (1921-2013)

Mr. Boyce W. Pickett was the son of the late J.W. Pickett and Eunice V. Orr Pickett. He was born on December 8, 1921 in Kemp, KY. He departed this life on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at his home. He was 91 years, 4 months, and 19 days of age.

Mr. Pickett was a WWII veteran having served in the United States Army from 1942-1945. He owned and operated Pickett's Grill in the Eldorado Bowl for 22 years and also operated Pickett's Painting Business. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #99 and the American Legion Post #105. He was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was an avid hunter, raised bird dogs, and enjoyed bowling. He played baseball for the St. Louis Brown's Association and also volunteered as a Little League coach in Springfield and Decatur.

He united in marriage to Patricia Alice Cook on September 28, 1947 who preceded him in death.

Survivors include the following:
  • His three children: Mary Alice Pickett of New Port Rickey, FL; and David Pickett, and Jamie Pickett both of Decatur, IL

  • Two brothers: Joseph Pickett of Nashville, TN: and Frank Pickett of LaGrange, IL

  • A sister: Ruth Moore of Greensburg, KY

  • ;And a host of other relatives and friends.

  • Mr. Pickett was also preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

    The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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