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Wendell Wayne Pickard
91, of North Canton, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Aultman Hospital. He was a 1944 graduate of Canton McKinley High School and a 1950 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Wendell went on to earn his Master's Degree from Kent State University. He began his teaching career at Sandy Valley High School, where he taught Biology and other Science classes, retiring in 1988. He then continued to teach at Malone University and Walsh University in the Physics Labs. Wendell fully retired at the age of 87. He loved the outdoors and traveling (36 Elderhostels) and spent many hours making wooden frames for the photographs he took.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Gladys Pickard and his sister, Kathleen Baxter. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Nancy (Shuman) Pickard of North Canton; three children, Molly (James) Lovsey of Columbus, Ohio, Charles (Sally Farbeann) Pickard of Alexandria, Va. and Daniel (Pamela) Pickard of North Canton; grandchildren, Emily (Ryan) Stevens of Columbus, Ohio, Laura (Jacob) Farrier of Alexandria, Va., Joseph (Hilla') Farbeann of Washington DC, Haley Pickard of Greensburg, Pa., Nancy Pickard of Cincinnati and Anna Pickard of Cleveland and one great-grandson, Owen James Stevens.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 3-5p.m. at the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW. A private graveside service will be held for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot, OH 44689. Please visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to send condolences.
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Published in The Repository on Aug. 19, 2017
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