Joe L. Pickering, 73, of rural Frankfort, died Jan. 7, 2020. He was born Oct. 2, 1946 in Lebanon to Arthur E. and Vivian U. (Hickerson) Pickering.
Joe was a 1964 graduate of Frankfort High School. He had previously worked at National Seal in Frankfort and then was employed by the U.S. Post Office in Lafayette, where he retired after 35 years. Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed feeding the animals at the T.P.A. park, car shows, motorcycling, boating and traveling.
He is survived by three sisters, Carol Mitchell of Priceville, S.C., Jean Cohee of Knightdale, N.C., and Kay Mocherman of Cutler; and a sister-in-law, Linda Pickering of Martinsville. Several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jay Pickering; and sister, Peggy Houze.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Green Lawn Cemetery in the Chapel of Peace, Frankfort, where entombment will follow. Memorial donations may be made to the T.P.A. Park Petting Zoo. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a condolence with the family.