Charles "Charlie" Pickett, 63, of Ellettsville, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2005 at Bloomington Hospital.
Born Dec. 16, 1941 in Sheridan, he was the son of Warren Pickett and Mary Johnson Eppelheimer.
He was a lineman and technician for Indiana Bell and AT&T.
Survivors include: his wife Lynn Hardesty Pickett of Ellettsville; his mother and step-father Mary and Russell Eppelheimer of Bloomington; a son Bruce Pickett of Spencer; five daughters, Melissa Pickett of Bloomington, Mary Rachel Smith of Tipton, Michelle Bailey of Indianapolis, Elizabeth Tompkins of Bloomington, and Kelly Jewart of Bloomington; a brother Steve Pickett of Frankton; two sisters, Janet Simmerman of Aurora, Colo., and Geneva Carter of Windfall; grandchildren, Travis, Heather, Grant, Cody, Allysa, Emily, Mason, Alexander, Avery, Hayden, and Sean; and great-grandchildren, Megan and Taylor.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville with the Rev. Alan Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today, and from 11 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children's Hospital.