Julius Wayne Pickett

February 4, 1939February 18, 2021
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Julius Wayne Pickett, 82 of Tyler, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Julius was born on Saturday, February 4, 1939 in Winona to Bruner Pickett and Effie Lois Roberts. He also had a great step-father, Lloyd F. Magee, who meant a lot to him.

In his spare time, Julius loved outdoors, fishing, wood working and spending time with his family. He was a kind loving spouse, dad and papa. He retired from Kelly Springfield/Goodyear with over 30 years of service. Julius served in the Army and was a Mason at Star Lodge 118, where he received several outstanding awards.

Julius is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Gail Pickett; son, Jearld (Jerry) Pickett and his wife Pia; daughter, Lesia Dean Small and her husband Steve; six grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Julius is preceded in death by his sister, Lorean Moreau; mother, Lois Magee; father, Bruner Pickett and step-father, Lloyd Magee.

Services for Julius will be held Monday, March 1, 2021 at 10:00 am at Tyler Memorial Funeral home followed by a graveside service at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery.

A family gathering is to take place after the services at JW and Gails home located at 779 CR 37, Tyler, Texas 75706.


  • Funeral Service

    Monday, March 1, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, March 1, 2021

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