Doug G. Pickrell

January 11, 2023

Doug G. Pickrell, 69, of Spencer, IN and formerly of Frankfort, died Jan. 11, 2023 in his home surrounded by family. He was born on Jan. 26, 1953 in Trenton, NJ to John N. and Dorthy (Sullivan) Pickrell. He married Brenda C. Engle on Aug. 11, 1973 in Bloomington, IN and she survives.
Doug was a 1972 graduate of Noblesville High School. He served as a Military Policeman in the United States Army stationed in Fort Hood, TX from 1976 to 1980. He lived in Frankfort for 33 years before moving to Spencer in 2012. Doug worked for Sun Chemical in Frankfort for over 20 years. He was a member of the Frankfort Eagles Aerie 976. Doug was an avid card player and enjoyed playing pool and bowling, but his greatest love was spending time with family and watching his family play sports.
Memorial donations may be made in Doug’s honor to the Tanya Pickrell Memorial Scholarship Fund or the Clinton County Humane Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday Jan. 20, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Friends may visit 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Cicero Cemetery.

Survived by:

Surviving along with his loving wife of 50 years: Brenda are his Sons: Chris (Kara) Pickrell of Noblesville, Scott (Megan) Pickrell of Pendleton, and Lance (Kayla) Pickrell of Frankfort; Brothers: Mike (Susan) Pickrell of California and Brian Pickrell of Statesville, NC; and Grandchildren: Quintin and Chloe Pickrell of Noblesville, Charlotte and Dean Pickrell of Pendleton, and Kendal and Lincoln Pickrell of Frankfort.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, son: J.R. Pickrell, and daughter: Tanya Pickrell


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “Doug G. Pickrell”

  1. Jen Harris January 13, 2023 at 4:27 pm

    We love you all and are praying for you. He loved you all so big!

  2. Kevin OBrien January 13, 2023 at 4:48 pm

    Brenda, Chris, Scott and Lance, I am so sorry for the loss of Doug. Sending prayers and strength to each of you.

    Kevin O’Brien.

  3. Crystal Earl January 13, 2023 at 4:54 pm


    I am sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. I remember him always with a smile whenever our paths would cross. Sending many prayers & blessings your way in the coming days and weeks.

    Deepest Sympathy,
    Crystal (Ashley) Earl

  4. Kristy Miller (Stockberger) January 13, 2023 at 6:06 pm

    Pickrell family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. I always remember seeing him at all of his kids sporting events cheering them on. He always had a smile on his face. Sending you all lots of love, hugs, and prayers.

  5. James Engle January 13, 2023 at 7:43 pm

    I am praying for all of the entire Pickrell family. I have a lot of fun memories of Doug throughout my life. He was amazing individual with an even more amazing personality. He’ll be sorely missed.

  6. Teresa Leach January 14, 2023 at 10:05 am

    Brenda & Family, So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you in the days and weeks ahead.

  7. Jacque Douglas January 15, 2023 at 10:49 pm

    Brenda and Chris, My deepest sympathy to you as you mourn the passing of Doug. I remember him as a caring and supportive parent who attended school activities and cheered on Southside teams. I am sure you have many fond memories, which I hope bring you comfort and peace. I will be keeping you and all your family in my thoughts and prayers.
    Jacque Douglas

  8. Lanna Pugsley January 16, 2023 at 10:46 am

    Pickrell family,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Doug. My prayers for strength and comfort at this very hard time for your family!!

    Lanna (Miller) Pugsley

  9. Amanda (White) Pierce January 19, 2023 at 9:14 am

    Pickrell Family,

    I just learned of Doug’s passing and am so sorry for your loss! Prayers for comfort during this difficult time!

  10. Steve & Beth Keeney January 20, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    Dear Brenda and family,

    We are sorry about Doug’s passing. May all of your best memories with him help to bring you peace.

  11. Kenny and Sally Mitchell January 20, 2023 at 4:07 pm

    Sending prayers for your loss of Doug to all the family

  12. Brad Pennington January 20, 2023 at 5:09 pm

    Hello Brenda this is Brad Pennington from Noblesville, if you remember me and I am so sorry for your loss of Doug.

  13. Melissa Turner January 21, 2023 at 11:45 am

    Brenda, Chris, Scott, and Lance. I am so sorry for your loss. Doug was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend. If there is anything you need please let me know. I love and miss you all!!!!!

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