- April 11, 1933 - October 10, 2016
- Rawlins, Wyoming
of Vonnie's Passing
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“Pick, Your kindness and loving ways will live on forever in our hearts. We know you are up there making everyone smile and reuniting. Thanks...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Schumaker - Mancos, CO
“My heartfelt condolences to the Pickering family. Always cherish the memories that you have of Pick and remember that God is always there for us like...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bob - CO
“Teri I am so sorry for the loss of your father. He will forever be in your heart. You and your family are in my thoughts.
3 of 14 | Posted by: Penny Johnson - CO
“I love you Uncle Vonnie and I am glad you lived close all those years. Please hug my Dad for me in Heaven! Rest in Peace!
4 of 14 | Posted by: Laura Pickering Carman - Bayfield, CO
“Our deepest sympathy from the Armstrong Family in Florida. Wish we could be there with all of you during this time but we will be thinking about all...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Myrna Armstrong - Pensacola, FL
“So sorry for your loss.
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kip Pitman - Ranchita, CA
“So very sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man and I am honored to have met him. Our loss is heaven's gain. Hugs.
7 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Moore - San Diego, CA
“Pick was so special to me at Mountain Plaza Assisted Living. I am the Life Enrichment Director, but he enriched my life and I was so blessed to be a...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra Setty - Casper, WY
“Grandpa, you were an amazing man with a heart of gold. I will always treasure our memories, your big smile, and that famous tobacco pipe scent of...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jessica messenger - San Diego, CA
“I first met Pick back in May of this year, I started out on over night shifts at the facility he was living in. He become one of my very best friends...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Katlynn Kennedy - Casper, WY
“Pick pick pickering was one of my favorite residents! He had such a kind sweet heart and everyone here at MPAL just adored him. Our thoughts and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Kelsey Russell - Casper, WY
“Going to miss your smile and laughter. Your one of a kind and a great father in law... Love you Pick.
12 of 14 | Posted by: Nita - Yuma, AZ
“We got to know Pick when he was in the care facility in Casper, so we didn't know him well. My husband Ray was also there at the time. I commented...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: PAT JOHNSON - Rapid City, SD
“I love you Daddy. You will always be in my heart. Thank you for loving me with all yours. To my brothers and sister, our kids, their kids, and...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Rhoda Schoonover - DURANGO, CO
ERTEL FUNERAL HOME
VONNIE LEE "PICK" PICKERING Funeral services for former area resident and current Rawlins, Wyo. resident Vonnie Lee "Pick" Pickering will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17 at Ertel Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Summit Ridge Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Ute Mountain American Legion Post #75. Vonnie Lee Pickering, age 83 was born in Bethel, Okla. on April 11, 1933 to Robert Benjamin and Pearl Ready (Rolls) Pickering. Pick passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 in Rawlins, Wyo. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dee Pickering; parents, Robert Benjamin Pickering and Pearl Ready (Rolls) Pickering; sister, Iva Mae; and brothers, James, Clifford and Calvin. Pick is survived by his siblings, Roma Lee, Gert and Wayne; his children and their spouses, Rick & Nita, Rhoda & James, Teri & Bob, John & BettyJo; his grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Tay, Alyssa, Sandra, Daniel, Doug, Leah, Gage, Taner and Baley; along with 13 great-grandchildren. Pick honorably served on the USS Frank Knox DD – 742 during the Korean War and was on active duty with the United States Navy from December 11, 1951 through December 7, 1955. Pick retired from Rohr Industries after 31 Years of service. Once retired he and Dee enjoyed traveling, fishing and hunting and eventually settled in Mancos, CO where they held many family reunions and fun times.
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