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Born on February 23, 1924, Orrel Picklesimer went home to his Lord on Monday, April 7, 2014. His wife for 64 years, Jean and his son of 54 years, John, continue to celebrate his life. His memory continues to be honored by his six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Orrel lived his life dedicated to God, country and family. He was a beloved and respected church leader at University Baptist Church where he served as Pastor of Administration. He served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam, earning the Meritorious Service Award, Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He taught Managerial Accounting at UTSA and was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Orrel was also a Mason and a member of MENSA. He was known for his wise counsel, humor, humility, passion for his faith, generosity and integrity. We love you and look forward to seeing you ~ thank you for all you have done. Visitation will be held at University Baptist Church on Monday, April 14th from 11:00 am to 12:00/Noon.
APRIL 14, 2014
UNIVERISTY BAPTIST CHURCH
6465 BABCOCK ROAD
Interment in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests contributions be made to Beyond Measure Building Program, c/o: University Baptist Church, 6465 Babcock Rd., San Antonio, TX 78249 www.ubcsa.org
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Published in Express-News on Apr. 9, 2014