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“Y'all are in our prayers and we are so sorry for your lose. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Misty Kell - marion, VA - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. May the Lord give you comfort and peace now and in the days ahead. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Weaver and Vicky Cole - Chilhowie, VA

“Sherri and family sorry for your loss.Praying that God will comfort you and supply your needs. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Griffey - Chilhowie, VA

“I worked with Roy in the vending dept, I'll always remember working with Roy in Bristol where everyone knew him and he never met an stranger. It was...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Davidson - savannah, GA

“Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I am sorry for your loss. May God bring comfort in the time ahead. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Stamper - Chilhowie, VA

“Dear Family, so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Frank & Joyce Cregger - Madison, AL

“Thinking about you all and Keeping you all in my prayers. Claib was so upbeat and made me laugh growing up. Truly will be missed.Sheila ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Powers Whetstone - NC

“I am so sorry to hear of Roy's passing. He was always a fair competitor when he worked for Pepsi and I was working for RC Cola. Of course, we...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: charles pickel - rocky mount, NC

“Sherry, Jeff and families,Thinking of you at this time of your father's passing. May the Lord be with your mom and your families!Kenny and Judy Lewis ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kenny and Judy Lewis - Chilhowie, VA

“I worked with Roy at Pepsi for 15 years. I always looked forward to Fridays, because Roy always came in smiling and laughing to pick up his check. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Davis - Chilhowie, VA

“Sherry, Matt, and Corey, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. We are out of town with Josh, but want you to know we are thinking of you at this...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Randal Eller - Chilhowie, VA


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Roy C. Pickel
Chilhowie, Va.

Roy C. "Claib" Pickel, 80, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016.

He proudly served in the Army 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles. Roy was a longtime member of Macedonia Baptist Church and a member of the Chilhowie Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vance and Hazel Pickel; one brother, Ronald Pickel.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Carolyn H. Pickel; daughter, Sherry Blevins and husband Matt of Chilhowie, Va.; son, Jeff Pickel and wife Penny of Chilhowie, Va.; precious grandchildren, Travis Pickel, Troy Pickel, Corey Blevins, and Sarah Pickel; brothers, Paul Pickel of Baltimore, MD., David Pickel of Fallston, MD., Wayne Pickel of Bel Air, MD. Kenny Pickel of Delta, PA.; sisters, Carol Tracey of Jarrettsville, MD., Barbara Preston of Rising Sun, MD., and Kathy Donhauser of Fallston, MD. Numerous Nephews, Nieces, Neighbors, and Church friends also survive.

Funeral Services will be conducted 4 PM Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Eller officiating. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 PM until 4 PM Sunday prior to the funeral service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Troy Pickel, Travis Pickel, Corey Blevins, Sarah Pickel, Matt Blevins, Paul Greer, and Roy C. Powers.

Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com .

Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Pickel Family.