Lewis Owen Pickett, 65, Letart Falls community, passed away at 2:40 P.M. Saturday. December 2, 2017, in the St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Born April 10, 1952 in Crown City, Ohio he was the son of the late Max and Thelma Warren Pickett.

He was a heavy equipment operator for the Martin Marietta Materials Corp. and was retiring at the end of this month with 41 years of service. He was a 1970 graduate of the Hannan Trace High School in Mercerville.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Michael Pickett, whom he married February 22, 1975 in Crown City, his daughter,Tracy Pickett, of Racine, son, Zachary (Krystal) Pickett, of Racine, his apples of his eyes, his granddaughters, Ashlyn and Miyah Pickett, sister, Linda (Randy) Brown, of Gallipolis, brother, Larry Pickett, of Gallipolis, his father-in-law, Charles Michael, of Racine and special friend, William Wine, of Racine. In addition to his parents he was preceded by his angel in Heaven, a granddaughter Hallie Reid Pickett, and his mother-in-law, Patricia Michael.

Funeral services will be 12 Noon Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Racine. Officiating will be Rev. James Acree. Interment will be in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Visitation was 6-8 P.M. on Monday and friends may call anytime prior to the service on Tuesday.