John Samuel Pickett

August 21, 1936April 20, 2021

John “Jack” Pickett of High Point, NC, 84, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. He was born on August 21, 1936 in High Point, NC to the late John Samuel Pickett and Pearl Sams Pickett.

Jack was an Army Reserve veteran. He was President of Arpel Leather Corp for several years. Jack’s hobbies included being a pilot and traveling in his personal plane across the country, enjoying westerns and even being part of the Single Action Shooting Club of High Point. He was a loving husband and father.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Frances Blickenstaff.

Jack is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rebecca Ferebee Pickett and his two daughters, Ellen and Elizabeth Pickett.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Jack’s name to charity of one’s choice.

No services for Jack are to be held at this time.

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David Fisher

April 26, 2021

A Long friend.. will be truly missed rest in peace Jack.

Ed (Russell Jordan

April 25, 2021

I shall never forget Pickett's last stand on Halloween night,1954. Rest in Peace, Jack. You were a great guy!