William Howard Taft Pickett, Jr., age 84 of Sykesville, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. Born October 21, 1933 in Carroll County, he was the son of the late William Howard Taft Pickett Sr. and the late Margaret Virginia Cain Pickett. He was the husband of Phyllis Marie Pickett of Sykesville, his wife of 66 years.
He had worked at Motor Freight for 25 years and with Cloverland Dairy for 20 years. He enjoyed bowling with friends and loved camping with his grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife are daughters Pamela Beck and her husband Sam, Deborah Wisner and her husband Leonard, and Paula Cooper, sister Shirley Parrish, grandsons Timothy Beck, Ben Beck, Jeremy Beck, Jason Wisner, Chad Wisner, and Justin Cooper, and great granddaughters Megan and Emily Beck.
He was predeceased by his sister, Diane Bouis.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Rd., Sykesville.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville.