Randyl Jay Pickle, 68, of Mt. Union, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at his home in Mt. Union.
Randy was born July 7, 1954, in Burlington, the son of Richard Jack and Bertha Ann Yaley Pickle. He was a 1972 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. On Nov. 26, 1983, he married Mary Elizabeth Hastings. She preceded him in death on July 15, 2020.
He was an electrical lineman by trade and also helped his father on the farm. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending time at the lake with his cousins. He was very particular about his acreage. Randy loved kids and doted on the Lane grandchildren.
Randy is survived by his mother of Mt. Pleasant; sisters, Diane Pickle of New London and Jacque (Richard) Dayton of Bentonville, Ark.; brother, Brad (Lora Larson) Pickle of Tulsa, Okla.; two nephews, one niece, one great-nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his father and his wife Mary.
According to his wishes, he has been cremated and an inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials have been established for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and
EveryStep Hospice. Elliott Chapel, New London is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com