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Charles Douglas Pickurel
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Obituary for Charles Douglas Pickurel

Charles Douglas Pickurel, age 82, of Shannon Hills, Ridgeway, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 following a brief illness. A graduate of Drewry Mason High School, Mr. Pickurel worked for Martin Processing and retired from Ronile after 44 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was born February 5, 1935 to the late Charlie Pickurel and the late Mary Alice Merriman Pickurel. He was preceded in death by his wife Minnie Marie Biggs Pickurel.

He is survived by two sons, Jimmy Pickurel and wife Karen of Ramseur, NC and Philip Pickurel and wife Tammy of Bassett, VA; one daughter, Vickie Maddox and husband Dave of Martinsville, VA; three sisters, Jean Jackson of Martinsville, VA, Pat Martin, and Nancy Mize of Fork Mountain, VA. Also surviving are three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, and three step-great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his faithful canine companion, “Katie.”

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Dr. Mike Hatfield officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services and other times at the home. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Ridgeway, VA.

The family would like to give a special thanks to his tireless caregivers, Patricia Bowman, Terry Wilson, and Brenda Penn.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory of Martinsville, VA will be serving the Pickurel family.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115





2:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Cemetery Details


Mountain View Cemetery-Ridgeway

711 Church Street
Ridgeway, VA 24148


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