Jay Pickering

April 22, 2011

Jay D. Pickering 61 a former Frankfort resident, died April 22, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove, IN. Born July 29, 1949 in Frankfort, IN to the late Arthur Earl & Vivian (Hickerman) Pickering. He married Linda Caffey on March 4, 1985 in Las Vegas, NV and she survives. Mr. Pickering was a graduate of Frankfort High School. He had lived in Martinsville for the last 19 years. He had also lived in Chicago for 6 years and Muncie for 8 years. He was in sales/purchasing and worked for EM Co. in Southport, Dominick’s and IGA in Chicago, Damon’s in New York City and Marsh Headquarters in Yorktown, IN. He was in the Army reserves for 6 years. Mr. Pickering was a member of the Jaycees in Frankfort and Muncie and helped with the fireworks display in both cities.

Visitation and Services

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday April 27, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of Choice.

Survived by:

Wife: Linda Pickering of Martinsville
2 Sons: Kyle (Lori) Pickering of Anderson and Kurt (Jennifer) Pickering of Muncie
4 Sisters: Carol Mitchell of Arkansas, Jean Cohee of North Carolina, Peggy Houze of Frankfort and Kay (Carl) Mocherman of Cutler
Brother: Joe Pickering of Frankfort
4 Grandchildren: Brandon Pickering & Maggie Pickering both of Anderson and Tristan Pickering & Noah Pickering both of Muncie
Several nieces and nephews also survive.


7 Condolences for “Jay Pickering”

  1. Mike Gibson April 24, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Sorry for your loss Kyle! Time will heal the pain.

  2. MichaelRayHouze April 25, 2011 at 12:55 am

    Into the Father’s Hands you go, You brightened the lives of numerous/ countless Family & Friends, missed by many… Goodbye Uncle Jay

  3. MichaelRayHouze April 25, 2011 at 1:36 am

    From the many Niece’s & nephew’s on uncle Jay’s side of family: We’ll all miss your laughter:
    Sandy Daulton@facebook.com,(n.c.); MarkDaulton@facebook.com.(n.c.); Xan Cohee Prince@facebook.com.; KiethKirby@facebook.com.(s.c.). meloney & Sean (S.c.);
    michaelrayhouze@facebook.com.; CherylHouzeGodsey@facebook.com.(Avon); ScottGodsey@facebook.com,(Avon); To OUR cousins: KurtJPickering@facebook.com:(fishers); KylePickering@facebook.com. (Noblesville).

  4. MichaelRayHouze April 25, 2011 at 1:40 am

    From niece’s & nephews: BrookeMochermanSellers@facebook.com.(Flora); HollyMochermanKendle@facebook.com.(East Lafyt.); AbbyMocherman(?)(of Browsburg)

  5. Xan Prince-Cohee April 25, 2011 at 9:08 am

    I am so sorry Aunt Linda. I can’t imagine what you are going thru. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to call. I love you, Xan

  6. Chet Murdick April 25, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    To the family and friends of Jay:
    I am sorry to learn of Jay’s passing. Jay was not only a customer to me,while he worked for Marsh, IGA and EM ,but a very good friend, for many years. Jay is on my short list of the best people I have known in my life. Please accept my deepest condolence.
    Chet Murdick
    Ret. VP/GM Signcraft Incorporated
    Come unto me …………and I will give you rest. Mathew 11:28

  7. Tom & Karen Nieman April 25, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    We were so surprised and sorry to learn about Jay’s passing. He was a great guy to work with and always the gentleman. We are thinking of you Linda and the rest of the family who we did not meet or know, he will be sorely missed by all.
    Sincerely, Tom and Karen Nieman

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