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Debbie Beville Rehder

Such a dedicated husband, father, friend and brother. May the wonderful memories of a life well lived bring you comfort in the coming days ahead.

Wendy Hatfield

I knew David as the loving father of Kristin and Korean, in addition to his grandchildren who he took great pride in. He always has a warm greeting for me even though he did not know me well. His character as man was evident in the ways that his daughters and grandchildren loved and cared for him; in the same manner that he was cared for them.

Robyn

So sorry for your families loss and hope you find comfort and peace in the reunion of your Mom and Dad.

Marian Blue

Koren and Family my Prayers are with you during this time. May God strengthen you and provide his everlasting Love upon you. Marian Blue your SisterFriend!

Ben Douglass

I didn’t ever meet Mr. Pickett, but I knew of him through his beautiful daughter Koren. May he Rest In Peace, and may the family find comfort at this difficult time.

William Kay

To Koren and Family: Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal. Continue to stay Strong and Anchored in Christ Jesus 🙏 💘

Carl and Barbara Anderson

David was a great friend and salesperson. Always enjoyed dealing with him at 5 Points Appliance. Great guy and will be missed by all. Our hearts goes out to all his family and friends.

Sherry Lang Sutton

So very sorry for your loss. David graduated with my husband Donnie they played ball together Joy graduated with me in 1964. A sweet couple. All the family are in my thoughts and prayers. I cannot attend the service as I’m going out of town on Friday June 10 returning June 26. Again I’m so sorry

David S. Pickett

2022-06-02

David S. Pickett, 77, of Orange Park and formerly of Fernandina Beach passed away at his home Thursday, June 2, 2022.

Born on July 17, 1944 in Jacksonville, FL, David was a son of the late George Cecil Sr. and Dorothy Sheffield Pickett and raised in Fernandina Beach. He was a 1962 graduate of Fernandina Beach High School. After graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Joy Beville, and then joined the United States Air Force.

After serving honorably for six years, David returned to Fernandina Beach with Joy where they began their family. They owned and operated Five Points Grocery and Appliance Store for many years. They moved to Orange Park in 1991 where David worked as a Division Manager for Southern Concessions/Florida Crown Slush Puppie until his retirement in 2011.

While Joy passed away in 2002, David remained faithfully devoted to her, their children and grandchildren. He was a shining example to his family and friends of strength and dedication. David is also remembered for his generosity, kindness and sense of humor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Beville Pickett; his brothers, Vernon Pickett and George Cecil Pickett, Jr.; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ray and Jonnell (“Jonni”) Beville; his sister-in-law, Jill Beville King.

He leaves behind his daughters, Kristin Pickett (Marcus) Barone and Koren Pickett Brodsky, both of Orange Park; his grandchildren, Ansley Brodsky, Ryland Barone and Harper Barone; his sister, Dorothy Jean (Bruce) Beville; sisters-in-law, Pat Pickett and Jan Beville Popp; brothers-in-law, Steve Beville and Mar Beville, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services for David will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM.

He will be laid to rest with his wife in Woodlawn-Greenwood Cemetery in Ocala at a later date.

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