Gilbert Pickering, 73, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
He was a member of Tennessee Chapel Baptist Church, where he loved to attend until Alzheimer's prevented him from doing so. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Ruth Pickering; sister, Betty Raver; and brothers, John Allen Pickering and Joe Pickering Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Della Ragsdale Pickering; son, Jason Pickering and wife Tracy; grandson, Allen Pickering; brothers, William Pickering and wife Barbara, and Chuck Pickering and wife Alex; sister-in-law, Betty Fair Woody and husband Joe; several nieces and nephews.
Friends called at their convenience in Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, on Thursday, Dec. 27. Family and friends will gather at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Rose Cemetery in Roane County for graveside services with Elder Joe Woody officiating. www.clickfuneralhome.com