PICKETT, Charles E. Jr., age 58 of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Pickett and sister, Trudy Hamilton. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Kathy Pickett and their dog Benji; daughter, Kelli Pickett; granddaughter, Kayla Renee; father, Charles E. Pickett Sr.; brother and sister in-law, Mark and Michelle Pickett; sister, Connie Burton, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Charles retired from G.M. and was a member of Ascension Catholic Church. In his earlier years, he enjoyed drag racing at Kil-Kare, slot car racing and anything to do with Harley-Davidson. Charles was a loving husband, father and grandfather. A prayer service will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd. with funeral services to follow at St. Henry's Chapel in Calvary Cemetery, 1625 Calvary Ave with interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the
. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.