Tony Pickett


Tony Pickett, 64, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Garden City.

Tony Pickett, 64, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Garden City.

He was born Aug. 16, 1948, in Garden City, to Wayne and Marie Mitchell Pickett.

Mr. Pickett served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He also served from May 1968 to May 1970 in Germany in Intelligence Operations.

He was a corrugator operator at Inland Container.

He married Joslyn Dewey on Oct. 25, 1975, in Garden City. She survives.

Survivors include two sons, Luke Pickett of Kansas City, Mo., and Adam and wife Jessica Pickett of Arlington; a daughter, Hannah Pickett of Chicago; two brothers, Tim Pickett of Garden City and Rick Pickett of California; six sisters, Rosie Pickett of Texas, Rita Sullivan of Arizona, Colleen Cearley of Abilene, Carla Casey of California, Peggy Pickett Starr of Texas, and Kelley Coonce of Texas; two grandchildren, Kinzley and Zayne Pickett, both of Arlington; and 19 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jim, Danny and Mike Pickett; and a sister, Katherine "Kack" Pickett.

Services are at 3 p.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.

Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, in care of the funeral home.

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