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Carl Eugene Pickett

May 12, 1935 - April 17, 2014
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Earl Pickett, of Spokane Valley, WA – formerly of Orofino, ID – passed away with his loved ones by his side on Thursday, April 17, 2014. He was 78. Earl was born May 12, 1935 to Calvin and Julia Pickett in Barnston, NE. He served in the Air Force as a radio technician at Larson Air Force Base in Moses Lake, WA until 1956. He moved to Orofino and married Yvonne Keltner in 1957. During his career years, Earl worked for the Camas Prairie Railroad, the Ahsahka planer mill, the U.S. Post Office, and owned his Farmers Insurance Agency for 27 years. Civically, Earl was a County Commissioner for Clearwater County, served on the Idaho Counties...
Earl Pickett, of Spokane Valley, WA – formerly of Orofino, ID – passed away with his loved ones by his side on Thursday, April 17, 2014. He was 78.
Earl was born May 12, 1935 to Calvin and Julia Pickett in Barnston, NE. He served in the Air Force as a radio technician at Larson Air Force Base in Moses Lake, WA until 1956. He moved to Orofino and married Yvonne Keltner in 1957.
During his career years, Earl worked for the Camas Prairie Railroad, the Ahsahka planer mill, the U.S. Post Office, and owned his Farmers Insurance Agency for 27 years. Civically, Earl was a County Commissioner for Clearwater County, served on the Idaho Counties Risk Management Board and the North Central Board of Health. In Orofino he served as a volunteer E.M.T., Back Country Medical Rescue member, participated in the Jaycees, Boy Scouts, Kiwanis, Eagles, OCI, and the Iguanas club. He was also involved in Meals on Wheels while living in Spokane.
Earl lived in Orofino until 2002 when they moved to Spokane Valley, WA to be close to family. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Yvonne. He is also survived by daughter Erlene; son Randy, his wife Donette and granddaughters Alexandria and Samantha, Spokane, WA; son Mike, his wife Linda grandchildren Madison and Lucas from Overland Park, KS; and his sister, Waunita Mayhew, Kearney NE. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Father, and Brother, Kenneth Pickett.

"Words can't express how much I will miss Earl but I am blessed to have my memories of us all together as well as daily glimpses of him in Mike and Maddie..." Linda Pickett (Overland Park, KS)

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