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Jonathan Lee Pickett

January 9, 1963 February 25, 2013
Jonathan Lee Pickett
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Mr. Jonathan Lee Pickett, 50, of Farmville, Virginia, died February 25, 2013. Jonathan was a graduate of Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University. He has served as Director of Planning and Community Development of Prince Edward County since 1990. He also proudly served as head of emergency management services and waste management services during that time. In his position with Prince Edward County, Jonathan oversaw the planning and zoning functions for the County. He was the Chairman of the Community Policy Management Team, which oversees services for at-risk youth and families in Prince Edward County. Jonathan was also the Director of Emergency Services and worked closely with the first responders and public safety officials of the County. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoyed fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was also an avid Hokie fan. Jonathan was a faithful member of Pamplin United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bledsoe Pickett; his daughter, Taylor Pickett; his daughter and son-in-law, Kate and Trey Eggleston; his parents, Earl and Barbara Pickett of Pamplin; his brother and sister-in-law, Todd (Diann) Pickett of Pamplin; and his mother-in-law, Sue Bledsoe of Blackstone; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. John McCarty, Dr. Harold Chung, Dr. Amir Toor, and Dr. William Clark, as well as all the nurses and staff at VCU Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic and Unit. Visitation for the family and friends will be February 27, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville. A funeral service will be conducted February 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Farmville United Methodist Church. Interment services to follow at Westview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pamplin United Methodist Church, 267 Church Street, Pamplin, VA 23958 or Massey Cancer Center Bone Marrow Transplant Program, 1300 East Marshall St., P.O. Box 980157, Richmond, VA 23298.

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6:00 PM 2/27/2013 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/27/2013 8:00:00 PM
Puckett Funeral Home

115 Covington Court
Farmville, VA 23901

Puckett Funeral Home
115 Covington Court Farmville 23901 VA
United States





2:00 PM 2/28/2013 2:00:00 PM
Farmville United Methodist Church

212 High Street
Farmville, VA 23901

Farmville United Methodist Church
212 High Street Farmville 23901 VA
United States

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Westview Final Resting Place

S. Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901

S. Main Street Farmville 23901 VA
United States

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