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James G. Pickworth

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Pickworth James G. Pickworth, 72, of Sunbury, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 8, 2017 at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 10, 1944 in Ashland, Ohio to the late Charles and Norma (Buckingham) Pickworth. Having a passion for cars, James worked as a trusted salesman for Singer and Bob Keim Ford and owned and operated Family Auto Sales in Sunbury for several years. He was a devoted and faithful member of the Sunbury United Methodist Church and he loved spending time with his family. He was also a former member of the Sunbury Lion's Club. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 33 years, Carol (Harper); sons, Guy Pickworth of Livonia, Michigan, Bryan (Deborah) Pickworth of Garden City, Michigan and Bradley (Dana) Pickworth of Ashley; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren; sister, Kay Lawson of Powell; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his brother Larry Pickworth. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 West Cherry Street, Sunbury, Ohio 43074. Celebration of life service will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Michael Mack officiating. A reception will follow the services. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the or the . The DeVORE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME of Sunbury is assisting the family. To share a fond memory of James or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 11, 2017
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